Category Archives: Healthcare reform

Cross Disability Collaboration: What Can We Accomplish Together?

For decades now, consumer organizations and the larger consumer movement have been advocating for the rights of individuals with mental health needs. Many strong advocates have worked to end stigma, increase opportunities to live and work in the community, and … Continue reading

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The Role of Consumer Run Organizations in Helping Persons with Mental Health Needs in a Changing Health Care Environment

The implementation of the Affordable Care Act presents both challenges and opportunities for individual behavioral health consumers and consumer organizations alike. For individuals, there will be a challenge in identifying how their healthcare may change, and finding reliable answers to … Continue reading

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A Focus on the Affordable Care Act

Now that the suspense is over, and we know that the Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act, it’s time for mental health consumer to start educating themselves about the impact of this landmark legislation. There are plenty of … Continue reading

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