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Patrick J. Kennedy
Former Congressman from Rhode Island. Mental health and addiction advocate. Co-author of A Common Struggle.
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The Kennedy Forum 9h
Thank you to our Chair and Patron Level sponsors of the 2019 Kennedy Forum Annual Meeting! There's still time to join us on June 11 in downtown Chicago. Purchase your tickets to the Community Forum and Spotlight Series here:
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Great article on the leadership and innovation happening at .
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The Kennedy Forum May 22
IL, TN, CO, DE, NJ, & DC have all passed legislation to hold insurers accountable and help residents get the mental health & addiction care they need. Talk to your elected officials & ask them to support parity legislation now!
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Psych Hub May 20
We're working on a new video to help break the stigma around . We'd love your help! Please share your thoughts below using the tag .
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Patrick J. Kennedy May 23
Important new report from on mental health in the workplace.
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Elizabeth Warren May 21
Patients with mental health & substance use disorders deserve the same access to care as patients with physical health conditions, but insurance companies deny these services to cut costs. & I have a plan so people get the care they need.
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Patrick J. Kennedy May 22
The Trump administration struggles to confront the deadliest drug crisis in U.S. history
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Donald Norcross May 22
While mental health parity is rightfully the law of the land, our enforcement mechanisms are severely lacking. I introduced the Parity Enforcement Act today w/ & to fix that. More here:
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Patrick J. Kennedy May 22
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Patrick J. Kennedy May 21
Take this app: tech firms tackle opioid crisis with software
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Patrick J. Kennedy May 21
It was an honor to speak with about the realities of addiction, the importance of mental health parity, and our need to support veterans in healing the invisible wounds of war. Thank you for having me.
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Sean Scanlon May 20
People with mental health and substance use disorders deserve the same access to care as those with cancer and heart disease. Proud to lead unanimous passage just now to ensure mental health parity in CT!
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Patrick J. Kennedy May 20
Congratulations, Paul Savell!
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Patrick J. Kennedy May 20
Nancy Pelosi receives Profile in Courage Award
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Patrick J. Kennedy May 19
Congratulations to the class of 2019! Proud to be back in Rhode Island sharing such a momentous occasion with grads, families, faculty, and staff.
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National Council May 15
When discussion , language matters.
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Patrick J. Kennedy May 17
Famed blogger/author (Heather Armstrong) once shared details of her life with millions. Her journey to mental health advocate is inspiring. See her at the Spotlight Series of the 2019 Annual Meeting, 6/11 in Chicago.
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The Washington Post May 17
The Health 202: Lawmakers push to extend funding for mental health clinics set to end in July
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Patrick J. Kennedy May 17
According to a study, states that directly allowed pharmacists to distribute naloxone saw reductions in opioid deaths as high as 34 percent on average compared to states that didn’t enact such changes.
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The Kennedy Forum May 15
Attorneys general, insurance commissioners, congressional leaders, regulators, and employers all have roles to play in making sure people with mental health and addiction challenges have equal access to care. Learn more:
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