The mental Health failing to help those in need

Streamed live on Mar 28, 2014

The federal government’s approach to mental health has been a chaotic patchwork of antiquated programs and ineffective policies across numerous agencies. Sadly, patients often fall through the cracks and land on the street or in the criminal justice system.

Join Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) for a panel discussion of his Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, which seeks to direct resources at the patients and families most in need of psychiatric services. His proposed legislation is wide ranging, addressing bed shortages, the scarcity of proven treatment strategies, and the questionable priorities of America’s leading mental health care agencies.