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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


@Giambusso @DanCGoldberg Tell @NYGovCuomo to end the shortsighted elimination of inpatient psychiatric beds at Alle… https://t.co/IAwtXtgZ1a @MentalIllPolicy @RobinHoodNYC Tell @NYGovCuomo to end the shortsighted elimination of inpatient psychiatric beds a… https://t.co/rh8lBp8QGpIn the meantime, take action! Tell @NYGovCuomo to end the shortsighted elimination of inpatient psychiatric beds at… https://t.co/CckGdQI0f1People with serious #mentalillness deserve #treatmentNotJail. You book helps make it clear we should give them… https://t.co/WB7dqfRL95
5/23
2018
Sign petition to move prisoner to mental hospital. 20 years locked up for crime with recommended maximum 11 year se… https://t.co/egitcoPA0R
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtr @WiStateJournal Sister reacts: My family’s fate has largely been written, but [for other's sake], there is simply n… https://t.co/6L0qF3SnJTMan's sister reacts to news: "With appropriate treatment, people like my brother who – through no fault of their ow… https://t.co/Iq6NiK09hy#TreatmentNotJail #aBedInstead https://t.co/39OQDBb0jIDespite reported shortcomings, #Arizona should get credit for innovative programs it does supply for people with se… https://t.co/fFwRTpFly0In "@TreatmentAdvCtr Joins Campaign To Get Christopher Sharikas Out Of Prison Into Treatment" post, @peteearley not… https://t.co/itK07ol2Cj
5/22
2018
A Dallas mom called 911 bcuz her son w/ schizophrenia needed help, reports @LouisianaWeekly. "She didn't expect him… https://t.co/pYjf7swi9MExcellent overview and explanation of problems facing seriously mentally ill and importantly, what to do about it,… https://t.co/Ky3WZ8PY5i
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtr.@courtnewsohio highlights the work of dozens of #Ohio courts to assist thousands of people suffering from… https://t.co/QwbKO3ylFIA small number of people w/ serious #mentalillness become dangerous when untreated. Some even kill family members.… https://t.co/op6Ucp74FLSince the 1950s, the number of inpatient beds available in America has decreased by 96.5%, making it much more diff… https://t.co/HgGpe1jnjdCommunities must come together to establish a #mentalhealth system that provides a full continuum of care for those… https://t.co/pbeA2bqQJD
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtr @TreatmentAdvCtr @AutismAgain @GMA @AmerMedicalAssn @Brain @nasw I've utilized your organization as a resource and… https://t.co/zGN8GpiB5c
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtr @LaurenAndrew711 @AutismAgain @GMA @AmerMedicalAssn @Brain @nasw Thank you for sharing. So tragic and sad. Because… https://t.co/CBVMloiaqxIn @thinkprogress, @JohnSnookTAC laments the nat'l psychiatric bed shortage. Every week we hear, "there’s no bed fo… https://t.co/Qgiebw9Sy0
5/21
2018
In @Heritage @DailySignal, @JarrettStepman explains through @JohnSnookTAC @slsatel & @MentalIllPolicy that the U.S.… https://t.co/Qle6r7l5Sa
5/18
2018
Despite a nationwide shortage of psychiatric treatment beds, the IMD exclusion stands in the way of facilities prov… https://t.co/7rhqexs27b @NSSCoalition @TreatmentAdvCtr Question: I can get an MRI for chronic heartburn. Why aren't brain scans for SMI peo… https://t.co/9MKEsishPy
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrAs @SusannahLuthi reports in @modrnhealthcr, Medicaid's institutions for mental diseases (IMD) exclusion constrains… https://t.co/It4Q8jP6H1
5/17
2018
Without #AOT this is the only way many like my son can access TREATMENT FOR THEIR BRAIN ILLNESS!!!… https://t.co/drYfI3ePpS
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrMargot Kidder should be remembered as much for courageously, candidly discussing her battles with mental illness as… https://t.co/dJs7RtdZZS
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrCongratulations to Lorain County, #Ohio! As @smahoneyCT reports in @YourChronicle, on Monday the Probate Court bega… https://t.co/WbJ27SMJJ9
5/16
2018
Per @seattletimes @OlympiaJoe, #Washington State @GovInslee plans to build 16-bed treatment facilities for people w… https://t.co/D49IR4wsyV @ABQJournal The #IMD exclusion makes it illegal for treatment facilities w/ > 16 beds to receive federal reimbursem… https://t.co/zvA9g3upr8#NewJersey's @nj1015 shares a #truth many families know too well: the journey to treatment can be an onerous one fo… https://t.co/a9kLVUJbHi
5/15
2018
Interesting read about #NYC Mayor @BilldeBlasio's neglect of people with serious #mentalillness. The picture is no… https://t.co/QfHTKa37G1Concerned about the number of people with serious #mentalillness that are winding up behind bars, instead of in app… https://t.co/JKV8ovCJbcIn the @knoxnews, Mildred Culp, Ph.D., invites us to "imagine a workplace where all who hire understand that a pers… https://t.co/x57Gz9ivp3#NewJersey @starledger: most inmates w/ serious #mentalillness "are being jailed for petty offenses, like disturbin… https://t.co/I9nxORwn7nHelp end the shortsighted elimination of inpatient psychiatric beds at Allen Hospital and all across #NewYork! We… https://t.co/YDz13LY001N.J.'s jails are not asylums. Stop locking up the mentally ill https://t.co/XEi3iKl0Md
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtr.@BilldeBlasio , Why are we using #NYC police officers to address a medical issue? Prioritize getting people with u… https://t.co/1hoS9e09EuThank you Kitty Dukakis & Anderson Cooper @AC360 for story on @60Minutes on benefits of electroconvulsive therapy (… https://t.co/B8D2bneLNy
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrHope you will share this 60 Minutes video of Kitty Dukakis undergoing shock treatment (ECT, electroconvulsive thera… https://t.co/LpawNIXWw2
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5/14
2018
“The word asylum simply means ‘An institution offering shelter and support to people who are mentally ill.’ So why… https://t.co/zzNHVc9Lky
5/13
2018
In @berkeleyside, fmr. @DiscoverCCC Mental Health, Alcohol & Substance Abuse services Dir. says #California needs t… https://t.co/rkarJyILoD.@USATODAY 's @JayneODonnell shares Richard Quintero's story. Some laughed at his schizophrenia, but his time in… https://t.co/rXKEmRKjYP"For many, diagnosis is the first step to getting treatment, but a black person diagnosed with mental illness in Am… https://t.co/TJuJwOPeI6
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrWith their “Modern Justice" paper, @LJA_Foundation highlights continued focus on using data to reinvent crisis resp… https://t.co/N3vtHpd8VEThanks to @slsatel for the shout-out at the @Heritage forum "Severe #MentalIllness: Are Policies Helping or Hurting… https://t.co/E91s3FH623#Virginia parents share horrific & heartbreaking chronicle of their son’s preventable death w/ @peteearley in the h… https://t.co/XOg2eaA718In @tonyleys' @DMRegister story about #Iowa's Mental Health Care Crisis, @JohnSnookTAC applauds police for rescuing… https://t.co/op1TpKawdR
5/11
2018
Our @JohnSnookTAC explains, "We need to say, 'Why are we doing this with cops when this is a medical issue?'" The… https://t.co/pnWiVsM52OSounds like #Iowa would benefit from a repeal of the discriminatory Medicaid law known as the IMD exclusion. It's a… https://t.co/5snicJkRJuI couldn’t agree more @TreatmentAdvCtr ! The endless stakeholder theater and political posturing continues while we… https://t.co/YScMLpzFXf
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrWhile California has been focused on prison reform, the number of mentally ill inmates in county jails has been cli… https://t.co/jF4zHxJzLO
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrPer @pacificstand @KateWheeling, "despite criminal justice reforms in #California, the population of mentally ill i… https://t.co/fF2QiZkI2f
5/10
2018
@katiedjennings @dailyrecord There are some 232k New Jerseyans w/ serious mental illness (77k w/ schizophrenia; 155… https://t.co/seo8QcLCA2 @NAMIMinnesota If we want to stop preventable tragedies from befalling our communities, we must finally come to gri… https://t.co/AHMLYdRmoYMay is Mental Health Month #MHM2018 https://t.co/7WVkiCND0Z
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtr @katiedjennings @dailyrecord For all inpatient treatment, including serious mental illness, or just for substance u… https://t.co/9Xt4l7LOiR @dailyrecord cc: @katiedjennings @MHAEssexMorris @BobDavison15 New Jerseyans may tweet to their elected officials about the discriminatory… https://t.co/uWdBJuv16WA #NewJersey woman opines in the @dailyrecord on the discriminatory statute known as the #IMDExclusion, and how it… https://t.co/sqjXG2OnoA
5/9
2018
This @truthout op-ed tells how officers in #Georgia killed a 36-y.o woman after her family called 911 seeking menta… https://t.co/D8BnsgRWZd.@DrMcCance_Katz at the #APA2018 on @samhsagov new priorities, including treatment access for ppl with SMI. https://t.co/GhPlsLCOimAs @APAPsychiatric holds #APAAM18 in NYC, a worrisome trend continues across #NewYork - the reduction in inpatient… https://t.co/LFkZ66dpYJThe #IMDexclusion stands in the way of facilities providing desperately needed #mentalhealth care for thousands of… https://t.co/1ii5UDQUO0
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrThe discriminatory #IMDexclusion stands in the way of people with serious #mentalillnesses receiving treatment. Use… https://t.co/9QSYMqRcjv
5/8
2018
ICYMI @DispatchAlerts' @kimballperry reports Franklin County, #Ohio jails have far more inmates w/ #mentalillness t… https://t.co/O9hFz3jTRKA proposal set to be introduced in #NewJersey could allow police officers to refer less serious criminal defendants… https://t.co/rx6AC9Pp6jHelp us to repeal the IMD Exclusion. Sign the form now! #EndIMDExclusionNOW https://t.co/qo2kl95ju4
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5/7
2018
Its so twisted! The Institute 4 Mental Diseases #IMDEXCLUSION = jails, bridges & coffins 4 #Seriouslymentallyill pp… https://t.co/caQpqGj38U
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtr @NSSCoalition The discriminatory Medicaid law known as the Institutions for Mental Diseases exclusion stands in the… https://t.co/YAofJNM7EM
5/6
2018
"Jail is not a place [for] these people," says a #Mississippi county jail administrator of the growing numbers of i… https://t.co/BFUa5nVppI
5/5
2018
Another mass shooting @DonLemon_CNN . Same story again and again @TreatmentAdvCtr. It's not mentally ill. It's pers… https://t.co/6y7Qa01Ucg
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrWant to see our beds crisis in real time? Even as Iowa falls apart for lack of beds, approval of new treatment beds… https://t.co/UZkl4K3o5G
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrThoughtful piece by @MPRnews reporter Bob Collins on a young man who recently survived a jump from a St. Paul bridg… https://t.co/27a6ScanTy
5/4
2018
Thank you to @Pretrial Justice for holding the #RecoveryNotArrest twitter chat today! And thank you to all of the o… https://t.co/wlkKdBZTOtA6: Using programs like AOT to divert people into mental health care both helps the person and saves the community… https://t.co/sq408TKn1DA6: Small changes can have significant impacts in your community. For example, diverting two individuals in Florida… https://t.co/4HVBsoPa3D @PTAC_Collab @Pretrial Great point! State and local NAMI affiliates are always ready to partner in any community to… https://t.co/ckK82TEMLm
Retweeted by TreatmentAdvocacyCtrA5: Contact us for more information on utilizing AOT as a pre-arrest diversion strategy for people with serious men… https://t.co/x2Oi8YhxR7A5: Focus on sequential intercept model and diversion programs as #InterceptZero. Engage mental health as a key pie… https://t.co/1wziBlcvSU @JanetHaysNOLA @MentalHealthAm @NAMICommunicate Yes, a full continuum of services are needed for individuals with S… https://t.co/HlDBX8QYNi
5/3
2018

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