July 26, 2013
Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News
- The Washington Informer examines how some members the African-American community are challenging the stigma of mental illness in minority communities.
(The Washington Informer)
- The waiting list for public housing in New York City has grown to over 227,000 individuals and families – representing nearly half a million people in need of assistance.
(The New York Times)
- Patrick Kennedy has announced an upcoming conference to celebrate the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy signing the Community Mental Health Act of 1963 – and he hopes that the Department of Health and Human Services will soon put into effect the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equality Act that it passed five years ago.
(The Boston Globe)