CT Senator Murphy, “Sandy Hook Promise” Push Soviet Style “Mental Health Reform Act”


Flanked by mental health leaders and relatives of Sandy Hook victims, Senator Chris Murphy touted the process the Mental Health Reform Bill made this week in the Senate.

poster1The Mental Health Reform Act would increase the amount of federal dollars for states to use for mental health assistance.

Murphy told the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee that the bill would provide long overdue updates to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The bill would address childhood warning signs of psychotic episodes, change medical records laws to make it easier for physicians to share information with other caregivers.