The mission of the Mental Health Association of Rhode Island is to promote mental health, prevent mental illness, and to improve the system of care for mental health through advocacy, education, service, and the dissemination of research.
May 10, 2016 Contact: Erin Wallace, (571-319-9594, firstname.lastname@example.org) Alexandria, VA—Mental Health America (MHA) is pleased to announce a new national collaboration with Walgreens, one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, to help connect more people with critical mental health screening tools and information. Source: Mental Health America, Walgreens Team Up on Mental Health Screenings and […]
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“It’s all about the stigma, the shame, that pervades this,” says the former Rhode Island congressman. “Because if this were any other illness, it would not have taken nearly a decade after the law was passed for actually getting the rules and regulations.” Source: Mental health stigma still pervasive, says Patrick Kennedy
The system for delivering behavioral health services in Rhode Island is seriously ill. Actually, one could describe it as being on life support. If it is to survive, intensive care is required.Last year, the Raimondo administration initiated an ambitious cost-saving project, entitled “Reinventing Medicaid.” Advocates and consumers in the world of behavioral health care often […]