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  • Release of HHS Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Action Plan
    Summary:  HHS released the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Action Plan, required by Section 13002 of the 21st Century Cures Act. Today, HHS released the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Action Plan, required by Section 13002 of the 21st Century Cures Act. The Action Plan includes recent and planned actions from […]
  • The Need to Focus on Individuals with Serious Mental Illness Includes the LGBT Community
    The week of March 26-30 is National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Health Awareness Week.  At SAMHSA, this week provides the opportunity to highlight the needs of LGBT Americans with serious mental illness (SMI). Data from SAMHSA’s 2015-2016 National Survey of Drug Use and Health provides insight on the prevalence of substance use and […]

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