Health Equity

National Alliance on Mental Illness Connecticut

2018 - $25,000

This funding will support NAMI of Connecticut’s advocacy work on issues related to health care coverage, mental health care, and the treatment of mental health issues in schools. NAMI plans to focus on advocacy to ensure that Medicaid clients maintain coverage and access to care; educational policies that ensure young children with behavioral health challenges are treated appropriately in schools; initiatives to require mental health curriculum in public schools and training on mental health issues for teachers; and efforts to strengthen the state’s mental health parity law.

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