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New Federal Mental Health Reform Bill Introduced

Last week, House Democrats introduced The Comprehensive Behavioral Health and Recovery Act (H.R. 4435), the second major piece of federal mental health legislation to be discussed by the current Congress. Follow the link above to view the draft as introduced …
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Marijuana Legalization Will Cost Taxpayers

Links to an increase in schizophrenia alone could wipe out any revenues from legalized pot, new study says¬† Legalization of marijuana would lead to an increase in mental illness, including schizophrenia, and thereby increase the tax burden on Vermonters by …
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Join NAMI Vermont and Advocate for the Restoration of Group Therapy Funding

On January 1, 2016 the Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA) implemented a decreased Medicaid reimbursement rate for group psychotherapy services. The new rates result in a 50% decrease in service reimbursements to providers, making it increasingly if not impossible …
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