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

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Joined Twitter 3/13/11


@Imamu_Baraka As you may know, we aim to eliminate barriers to treatment for people with serious mental illness. If… https://t.co/ZssbTTY6h1Discussing new book on @democracynow, @Blklivesmatter co-founder @OsopePatrisse shares how her brother spent years… https://t.co/FlLbMeHXWRCharlotte, #NorthCarolina woman's push for mental health awareness after double murder-suicide by person with schiz… https://t.co/GNC0og0fK4Tomorrow at 1pm we are holding a conference call on mental illness-related federal policy reforms. Our Exec. Dir.,… https://t.co/nxYluGGo2uThis is so exciting, you may need to pinch yourself: @JohnSnookTAC will lead a conference call on federal mental h… https://t.co/qOgDzHpqFC
1/16
2018
Who Loves Conference Calls? YOU DO! Join our Exec.Dir. for a discussion on federal mental health system reforms… https://t.co/gvWy8lghin
1/15
2018
Despair of mother with homeless, psychotic son. Reality for too many parents. https://t.co/GjD0rexJIS
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrNext Wed., 1/17, join @JohnSnookTAC for a 1 p.m. ET conf. call on the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coor… https://t.co/KtMkvMM2Ea @MCSPoway @UMMC It’s unconscionable how she was treated, and how she was NOT treated. @kday9 @UMMC Thank you. We corrected that.
1/13
2018
This happened to my son, who is #SMI in Georgia in 2012. https://t.co/2zfI6TZsBj
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtr @CBSEveningNews t’s a horror that a young woman, clad only in a hospital gown, was literally dumped on a cold, dark… https://t.co/PfaN9Z770tThe young woman in a hospital gown that @UMMC hospital staff dumped on a cold, dark #Baltimore street was not an "i… https://t.co/tBVGhBByI3 @nowthisnews .@UMMC's CEO called it an "isolated incident," but 750 people w/ #mentalillness were "streeted" in… https://t.co/s6pUOiJh2k @FitzFox5DC @fox5dc .@UMMC's CEO called it an "isolated incident." Tell that to the 750 people w/ #mentalillness "s… https://t.co/aQZsSVtXdnOur ED, @JohnSnookTAC, will host a conf. call next Wed., 1/17 @ 1 p.m. ET to discuss the Interdepartmental Serious… https://t.co/VwXoBWwqUsPress Release: As the nation recoils at the viral video of a young woman, clad only in a hospital gown, literally d… https://t.co/cIIWVMRd1A @AdrienneCBarr @UMMC Thank you for that! The first video we saw was blurred and, at first, we erred on her age.Still so thankful to #ImamuBaraka , Ph.D. for exposing #patientdumping at @UMMC . @TreatmentAdvCtr 's report "Beyon… https://t.co/EexO2fhqck
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrWe applaud Baraka for exposing patient dumping. However, as our report "Beyond Beds" shows, it's common practice, e… https://t.co/OwlrnFEal7 @LizSzabo @KHNews .@UMMC's CEO called it an "isolated incident." Tell that to the 750 people w/ #mentalillness "str… https://t.co/DOXlPYZk5l @dr_ziegler @CNN .@UMMC's CEO called it an "isolated incident." Tell that to the 750 people w/ #mentalillness "stre… https://t.co/pqLCH2nsJCHospital staff dumped an elderly woman in a gown on a cold #Baltimore street. @UMMC's CEO called it an "isolated i… https://t.co/7w28d9EJng @baltimoresun The practice is so common-in #Maryland and across the U.S.-it has a term: "Streeting." Our research… https://t.co/bO9f4Dhuht"Isolated incident"? Our research shows, in #Maryland alone, 750 individuals with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder… https://t.co/pkC12c1kAZNEW rpt from @HUDgov on homelessness in the #UnitedStates. States like #California saw large increases in the # of… https://t.co/syrjazC090
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrKudos to Asst Sec. McCance-Katz for her willingness to make the hard choices & say what needs to be said on #NREPP. https://t.co/tpJb0AlCn8
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1/12
2018
After investigating conditions in which Americans with #braindisorders lived, Dorothea Dix fervently lobbied to imp… https://t.co/Q6Qmwg9EPl
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrAn awful real example of Emergency Department "streeting," where ppl with serious #mentalillness in crisis are disc… https://t.co/814aHCi0tR
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrhttps://t.co/eDwX1qRBYm Patient Dumping is a Disgrace It's sadly commonplace and nationwide. #repealtheIMDexclusion… https://t.co/amtXWAe9YL
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrIn #Kansas, @CJOnline editorial urges lawmakers to deliver on promises to make mental health services a top priorit… https://t.co/POVf2jZNlH
1/11
2018
Per the @ajc, ~1/4th of the fatal shootings in #Georgia over past 8 years involve people who exhibited signs of… https://t.co/KV9Zb4v4jSIn @sjketchum @Daily_Press story, @VBSO Sheriff @kenstolle declares #Virginia’s mental health system "broken and il… https://t.co/XHMRfIKKzM"#Virginia’s mental health system is broken and ill-equipped,” says Sheriff after mentally ill inmate, 69, dies in… https://t.co/WXYfCAUWTdRepeal the Medicaid IMD Exclusion https://t.co/rWbs7TLMBz
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrAs #Virginia slowly moves forward w/ diversion programs for people w/ mental illness, the City of Alexandria has ta… https://t.co/aQXHuacL0U
1/10
2018
For #LawEnforcementAppreciationDay, studies like these are even more important. Read the full report here:… https://t.co/xY54D9sXN7
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtr.@washingtonpost editorial highlights our findings: people with untreated #mentalillness are 16x more likely to be… https://t.co/MwTh5qljoYA hidden epidemic in America: She lost him to mental illness, then homelessness, and now no one will tell her where… https://t.co/QBO4ss2jUF
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtr~1/4th of homeless people are #mentallyill, reports @terrence_mccoy in powerful @washingtonpost story about familie… https://t.co/IBwPxsxF8P @terrence_mccoy @benjaminjriley @JohnSnookTAC One way to help is to end the #Medicaid exclusion on reimbursement fo… https://t.co/Z2ETu94wC8.@washingtonpost @terrence_mccoy profiles trauma of parents w/ #MentallyIll children. One area woman's son, seized… https://t.co/8FzTaUSDbT @benjaminjriley Yes, I do. The @TreatmentAdvCtr has been looking into this issue, and have put together some really… https://t.co/Z92dd9knsa
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1/9
2018
Local prosecutor begins screening arrestees for mental illnesses. Slow but steady progress in Va. on diversion... https://t.co/II48P68ze8
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrLong forensic bed waits are not just a scandal in #Mississippi. Read our report Emptying the 'new asylums' to lea… https://t.co/6NVx4qGox6
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1/8
2018
Woman freezes to death even though everyone knew she was sick, sitting on bench without socks and shoes. Why? https://t.co/HRFAD466K7
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1/6
2018
Because of the nature of current data, this number is bound to be a significant under-counting of mental illness. M… https://t.co/pJYLEMPXEG
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1/5
2018
This expose puts a powerful face on the findings of our report earlier this year. 75% of states we surveyed maintai… https://t.co/ImlOtuyUpz
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrOn the anniversary of the death of Kendra Webdale (Kendra's Law's namesake), an eerie reminder that decision makers… https://t.co/MEj7dMiNdTICYMI-In @starledger, #mentalhealth advocates Robert N. Davison & Eric Marcy outline 10 things #NewJersey Gov.-elec… https://t.co/OaGLSjdITGI've also changed my charity pick to @TreatmentAdvCtr - About: a nonprofit dedicated to eliminating barriers to the… https://t.co/hHHeZm9b4n
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrState legislative candidate opines in @TheSunChronicle on the need to re-evaluate mental health in #Massachusetts.… https://t.co/uBvavTQrovAnd we are asking the same of the Kentucky General Assembly. No one should #DieBySMI @jrajra @jmnemes @addiawuchner https://t.co/Vh5Ed3DLXn
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1/4
2018
We mobilized #Ohio advocates to showcase the inhumanity of sentencing people w/ serious #mentalillness to death. No… https://t.co/XY3DC6eArTWow. https://t.co/apT9cTkdFO1/ Tyler Haire waited nearly four years in a county jail for a mental evaluation in Mississippi. My @ProPublica sto… https://t.co/ItJTWxkGCW
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrMississippi received an 'F' grade in our most recent report on the treatment of individuals involved in the crimina… https://t.co/ZImAdg7XAx
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrOn this, the 19th anniversary of Kendra Webdale's passing, we mourn her loss & stand awed at the legacy her family… https://t.co/hnEhWI92jq
1/3
2018
Help repeal the #Medicaid IMD Exclusion! Sign our petition: https://t.co/Ni7a3rKLoR https://t.co/KwnjdkifZ7Read about how small changes can have large impacts on the system to improve situations like those in #Colorado in… https://t.co/B3IWgNj2VX
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrPeople with #mentalillness who are accused of crimes in #Colorado are waiting up to 4x as long as legally allowed f… https://t.co/tNKvg9lEtU
1/2
2017
Personally & professionally meaningful to support @TreatmentAdvCtr,'s latest campaign - end the #Medicaid IMD Exclu… https://t.co/zRDCp9bIeI
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrHelp repeal the #Medicaid IMD Exclusion! Sign our petition: https://t.co/Ni7a3rKLoR https://t.co/XlpMGza8Yq
12/29
2017
1 in 5 adults have a mental health condition & the rate of youth with severe depression is rising. That's why I'm r… https://t.co/53azbST3Pm
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12/28
2017
We have made strides to improve mental health care in 2017: reducing stigma, increasing access to care, and fightin… https://t.co/eDqrpFqbKT
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12/22
2017
Near Incineration Of Psychiatric Hospital Highlights Gaping Need For More Beds in #California, @khnews reports. Th… https://t.co/omkk0Gt78Q @MentalIllPolicy Cool! Sad they are limited to 16 by the discriminatory #IMDEXCLUSION 40-60 beds/ 100 000 people ar… https://t.co/f5QzBe08uY
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12/21
2017
New #HIPAA guidance for #mentalillness crises finally available from @HHSOCR. TAC fought hard to get this first st… https://t.co/zra3nFfHUU
12/20
2017
New @MHSOAC report echoes @TreatmentAdvCtr's call for community-based competency restoration. Too many people trap… https://t.co/CCHCjF2Uf5
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrNew @MHSOAC report echoes @TreatmentAdvCtr's call for community-based competency restoration. Too many people trap… https://t.co/dfI5aw9D25New CA @MHSOAC report highlights need for zero intercept to reduce criminalization of mentally ill, including use o… https://t.co/mk55LEAFdq
12/19
2017
As fmr. Rep. @PJK4brainhealth opines in @thehill the Mental Health Parity & Addiction Equity Act, requires insurers… https://t.co/qGruEobXhaReport Backs Early Intervention for Serious Mental Illness. "The E.R. isn't a place for people experiencing exacerb… https://t.co/wLTovDF2np
12/15
2017
Great. Let's get on this ASAP! https://t.co/IGJxuZkCat
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrToday, a federal committee on serious #mentalillness, which includes our Exec. Dir. @JohnSnookTAC, released its 1st… https://t.co/dWhMtfiWVQ @ABHMass @SenWarren @samhsagov More than 34% of individuals with co-occurring serious mental illness and substance… https://t.co/HcPODj1Utb.@SenWarren yesterday said we are investing only 1/5 of 1% of the <half a trillion needed to help @samhsagov tackle… https://t.co/ZwczFKC6nG
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtr.@tcpasquini in ISMICC comments to @TreatmentAdvCtr: "Families can be partners in care and co-creators of system re… https://t.co/psGN0qcytv
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrASMHSUD McCance-Katz, opens first report conference of the Interdepartmental Seriois Mental Illness (SMI) Coordinat… https://t.co/vucSd7DRfq
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12/14
2017

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