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Long supports passage of landmark mental health legislation

Washington, DC, July 6, 2016

Congressman Billy Long (MO-07) issued the following statement today following the House’s passage of H.R. 2646, the “Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act,” the most meaningful mental health policy reform in decades.

“This legislation will prove to be vital in bringing hope to those suffering from mental illnesses and their families,” said Rep. Long. “With new structural reforms in place to accurately diagnose and treat these patients, this bill is a long-needed confrontation of psychological diseases and the burdens they place on American communities.”

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