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National nonprofit dedicated to eliminating barriers to the timely and effective treatment of severe mental illnesses.

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There's a risk Congress says we're done with #MHreform. We need to keep attention up. Keep engaging! @JohnSnookTAC #StateofMH
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtr.@JohnSnookTAC: Federal AOT grants are helping to divert people before they get into worst case scenarios #StateofMH.@JohnSnookTAC “Families are stuck in the system because the law wasn’t written with the reality of mental illness in mind.” #StateofMHDr. Osher – “HIPAA is used to shield providers- this results in poor management of the individual when they need care the most.” #StateofMH.@DrAlthaStewart “In no other part of medicine has these complicated issues built into just trying to provide treatment.” #StateofMHWe are applying a 19th century approach to a 21st century problem - Fred Osher from @CSGJC #MentalHealth #StateofMH
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrFront line providers need the right kind of training to know about #HIPAA restrictions.@tcpasquini son was involuntary committed at 18 and lost her rights as a mom due to #HIPAA#aBedInstead at the forefront of discussion right now during #StateofMH.@JohnSnookTAC: There is a growing realization that IMD Exclusion is a relic of an outdated view of mental illness #StateofMH.@tcpasquini "Families like mine were brought into the forefront" re: 21st Century Cures Act #StateofMH.@JohnSnookTAC speaking at #StateofMH https://t.co/wzud4B24Jx.@JohnSnookTAC: Looking at #HIPAA reform. Families don't get to find out simple things in mental health treatment #StateofMH.@JohnSnookTAC on stage now. https://t.co/1asYMO3Qy6.@RepLanceNJ7: unsure if IMD Exclusion will be included in health care bill discussions in the future.@RepLanceNJ7: We incarcerate far too many people in this country..many of these offenses have a mental health component #StateofMH.@RepLanceNJ7 "Mental health is no different from physical health"Joining us now on stage @RepLanceNJ7 with @PoliticsReid #StateofMH tune in to the livestream: https://t.co/5zh4JX1Ntq
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrIf there is someone with mental illness in #Virginia, you're not going to jail anymore #aBedInstead.@GovernorVA "Every jail in #Virginia now has training for dealing with people with mental illness" #StateofMHNow when you go to jail in VA you are screened for #mentalillness on day 1. #stateofmh
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtr1,500 psych beds in #Virginia, near capacity, could use more. #aBedInstead.@GovernorVA: executive action for comprehensive mental health reform in Virginia. Now same day service - $7.5 Million just for thatJoining us on stage now @GovernorVA at the #StateofMH speaking on the #healthcare repeal. Live here: https://t.co/5zh4JX1Ntq
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrTune in @TheHillEvents livestream on the state of #MentalHealth in US w @GovernorVA @RepLanceNJ17 @CSGJC: https://t.co/JlvoVREMR9 #StateofMH
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrIf you are not able to attend the #StateofMH, we are livetweeting and you can follow along live at https://t.co/1asYMO3Qy6W/ the current status of #healthcare in USA, what will the future hold for those battling #MentalIllness? RSVP now! https://t.co/yp460hWPon
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7/18
2017
The federal government supports full funding for #AOT grant program https://t.co/sVWgJ35NB0Bottom line - prisons are not the place for those with mental illness. We need to stop pretending like it ever coul… https://t.co/uHpsCTaII3
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7/14
2017
From the ER to a local jail, a psychiatric nurse’s perspective https://t.co/XGN8qQgxP6APD, UNM praised for response to the mentally ill https://t.co/oZIAwsL83TShame of our cities: Neglect of the mentally ill https://t.co/EEo2lPBen7#ICYMI: Senate health bill could both boost and undercut mental health funding https://t.co/IUUo4O5njuRuling shows respect for needs of mentally ill in #Washington state https://t.co/lf97PW5xAuShould mentally ill killers be spared from execution? https://t.co/TpVdPshCLQTraining is vital, but we also need treatment so crisis isn't made a police matter in 1st place. https://t.co/1BAm2EKhgH via @TeenVogue
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtr#Minnesota mental health hotline closing https://t.co/EnZFftNRxwMental health crisis stresses ERs https://t.co/JudjZkL9aN
7/13
2017
Mendocino County sheriff, others trying again for mental health facility https://t.co/Yx3ChIXpfQLearn about guardianship #WebsiteWednesdays https://t.co/4bwNGnZsLxCourt rules #Alabama's treatment of inmates’ mental illness unlawful https://t.co/h0X2emF7LRMental health and substance abuse disorders left behind in improving outcomes for medical conditions #RESEARCHWEEKLY https://t.co/qCzWuGSoFK
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7/12
2017
Mental health court needed statewide in #Iowa https://t.co/6VxgoV7UNjSheriffs want state help with jail issues in #Indiana https://t.co/pDH9xIo0SS #aBedInsteadMy brother isn’t “crazy”, he suffers from schizophrenia https://t.co/Pd5V1icfCs#SouthCarolina hospital to pay $1.3 million for not properly treating emergency psych patients https://t.co/CkZ201293gMental healthcare in the crosshairs of Senate health reform bill https://t.co/bgQhooWiraFrom the ER to a Local Jail, a Psychiatric Nurse’s Perspective via @TreatmentAdvCtr #Mentalhealthhttps://t.co/sCIJa9jaCU
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrLaura’s Law would allow us to help, not jail, the mentally ill and their families https://t.co/0Vlrqjs3FRMental Illness in the News - June 26 - July 7, 2017 'Personally Speaking' - a psychiatric... https://t.co/Wz4MBlTYgV https://t.co/CFEXyP5HQg
7/7
2017
Even with recent reforms, mental illness still criminalized https://t.co/3g7h4Et3svNew #Texas law allows for separate courts when police are accused of crimes https://t.co/WaPnDbyXSR#SouthCarolina law requires all officers to learn to spot mental illness https://t.co/bEsAuvhFlYKeeping the mentally ill out of prison https://t.co/gBsCnjMp4lICYMI: Kendra’s Law, enabling psychiatric lockups for public safety threats, wins extension https://t.co/9SG2pKDX8TThis man is using his disabilities and past to help train police https://t.co/JqfRedTk82A mother feared for her safety. But her mentally ill son was committed without a voice. https://t.co/BEw260X52cSanta Cruz County jails are crowded with people in mental health crises https://t.co/ALYmJKS5M2Inmate suicide shaped court order on #Alabama prison care https://t.co/kzXWW51CRa
7/6
2017
Implementating #AOT to fix the system #WebsiteWednesdays https://t.co/Cqa6TLkdwHA mental-health crisis in #Alabama’s prisons https://t.co/Y24aSjVajXBad as new BJS numbers are, SMI in criminal justice system is worse. #RESEARCH WEEKLY https://t.co/qlevA25CdO
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7/5
2017
RESEARCH WEEKLY: Independence Day in the United States https://t.co/fLCsdIbybz https://t.co/dWSqRtD8yn
7/4
2017
Mental health pros hit the road with deputies https://t.co/b1SKf5kjE0Federal judge's ruling puts lawmakers on notice https://t.co/AyvGwKfQp3.@TreatmentAdvCtr in the @TheLancet on how beds could help address the #criminalization of #mentalillness. https://t.co/3n6KQg3HN4
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6/30
2017
Group delivering petitions urging #Virginia governor to halt execution https://t.co/4NuRbnupEfWeek long crisis intervention team training https://t.co/mTU0NouydTExecution, prison not answer for mental illness https://t.co/TexjE74ferClass teaches how to respond to a mental crisis https://t.co/RWOoBZ7sP9Nothing is bigger for #Alaska than this health care vote https://t.co/CSXHzRwys2Centers to take mentally ill otherwise bound for jail cell https://t.co/Ae9xPkcp8CMental health care ‘inadequate’ in #Alabama state prisons, judge says https://t.co/S2JB9p30ok
6/29
2017
Still overlooked, still undercounted #WebsiteWednesdays https://t.co/CZS4iQqGSWTake the death penalty off the table https://t.co/uUR2jUljSbThe cruel neglect & criminalization of mental illness puts patients behind bars rather than in treatment. https://t.co/yfj773z4Lc
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrMental health symptoms: Rule rather than exception behind bars https://t.co/5vrdXGtjSOStatement on US Senate healthcare bill https://t.co/g5bbM9sfSGCourt says mental health care in #Alabama prisons 'horrendously inadequate', issues ruling https://t.co/9zAxLCLXyB
6/28
2017

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