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Illinois General Assembly | NAMI & Mental Health Wins

The Spring session of the Illinois General Assembly, which ended on June 2, was absolutely wonderful regarding mental health issues.  The legislators didn’t fix everything, but they passed a number of new laws that will make significant improvements in Illinois’s mental health system. Here are a few of the highlights:...

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Mental Health and Addiction Parity Month

Mental Health and Addiction Parity Month | State of Illinois Mental Health Proclamation

Since the inception of health care, mental illness has always been denied by insurance companies.  That is changing fast as mental health parity laws have been the conversation among the many that have been denied the same services afforded to those with physical ailments for decades. However, Illinois Governor Bruce...

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