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United States Legislation

International Bipolar Foundation supports the following bills related to mental health.

We are also participating in these events related to US Advocacy:

October 5-6: Washington DCHill Day by the National Council for Behavioral Health

October 9: Washington DC, Climb the Hill for Recovery by IBPF, free panel discussion and breakfast

H.R. 2646, Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015

To make available needed psychiatric, psychological, and supportive services for individuals with mental illness and families in mental health crisis, and for other purposes.

Update: This bill has passed on to the next stage in the legislative process. Read the details here

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S. 1945, Mental Health Reform Act of 2015

To make available needed psychiatric, psychological, and supportive services for individuals with mental illness and families in mental health crisis, and for other purposes.

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S. 1893, Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act of 2015

To reauthorize and improve programs related to mental health and substance use disorders.

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S. 648, Medicare Formulary Improvement Act of 2015

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve formulary requirements for prescription drug plans and MA–PD plans with respect to certain categories or classes of drugs.

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