Mental Health Advocates Laud Obama’s Gun Agenda

Even as the debate over gun rights takes center stage in President Obama’s response to the schoolhouse massacre in Newtown, Conn., advocates are applauding his new mental health-related initiatives. The White House on Wednesday unveiled a sweeping new agenda to reduce the nation’s gun violence, which has left some opponents … Continue reading

Post-Newtown, Mental Health Advocates Have Their Say, Too

Even as the debate over gun control captures the spotlight in discussions over the response to last month’s massacre of children in Newtown, Conn., mental health advocates also are working hard to press for their reforms, as well. Michael Fitzpatrick , executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness … Continue reading