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Mental Health

Reform Jewish Leader Hails Senate Passage of Mental Health Parity Bill

Pelavin: Access to care for mental illnesses remains a serious and urgent concern for many Americans and a problem that can be rectified with appropriate Congressional action. 

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Reform Jewish Leader Hails Senate Passage of Mental Health Parity Bill

Published: 09/20/2007

Reform Jewish Leader Applauds Enactment of the Veterans Suicide Prevention Act

Saperstein: “After serving our country in such a difficult and stressful capacity, our veterans deserve the type of accessible and effective mental health care that this bill strives to provide.”

 

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Reform Jewish Leader Applauds Enactment of the Veterans Suicide Prevention Act

Published: 11/07/2007

Reform Jewish Leader Hails House Passage of Mental Health Parity Bill

Pelavin: Too many Americans are receiving sub-standard care for mental illness because of antiquated and unjust health insurance practices, but this crisis can be rectified with appropriate Congressional action.

Contact: Sean Thibault or Jessica Weiser
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Reform Jewish Leader Hails House Passage of Mental Health Parity Bill

Published: 03/07/2008

On World Mental Health Day, Reform Jewish Movement Celebrates Long Overdue Parity Law

Weinstein: "We will continue to advocate on behalf of all those around the world who struggle with mental illness and work toward the day when every individual has the support and resources they need to realize their full potential." 

Contact: Sean Thibault or Jill Zimmerman
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org 

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On World Mental Health Day, Reform Jewish Movement Celebrates Long Overdue Parity Law

Published: 10/12/2008

Reform Jewish Movement Comments on State of the Union Speech

Saperstein: Inspired by the words of Pirke Avot "Do not separate yourself from the community" (2:5) that remind us of our obligation to others, we will continue to work with President Obama and Congress to meet the needs of all Americans.

Reform Jewish Movement Comments on State of the Union Speech

Reform Movement Appaulds Implementation of Mental Health Parity Laws

 Contact: Sean Thibault or Charlie Arnowitz
(202) 387-2800 | news@rac.org

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 11, 2013 - In response to the Department of Health and Human Services announcement Friday of newly-issued rules requiring insurers to provide equal benefits for mental health treatment, Rachel Laser, Deputy Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, released the following statement:

Reform Movement Appaulds Implementation of Mental Health Parity Laws

Diverse National Civic and Religious Leaders Unite to Call for an End to Senseless Gun Violence

 "We seek to bring our communities together in support of reasonable steps taken to prevent future suffering such as that endured by the bereaved and traumatized families of gun violence victims... we commit to building consensus and support in our communities for steps that will turn our collective grief into shared hope."

Contact: Sean Thibault
202.387.2800 or news@rac.org

Diverse National Civic and Religious Leaders Unite to Call for an End to Senseless Gun Violence

As Mental Illness Awareness Week Begins, Reform Movement Urges Congress to Support Mental Health Policy Legilsation

 Pelavin: "On this anniversary, we recommit ourselves to continuing to strive for a world in which people with mental illness are supported and treated with the care they deserve."

Contact: Eric Harris or Deborah Swerdlow
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Washington, DC, October 4, 2010 -- As the 20th annual Mental Illness Awareness Week begins, Mark Pelavin, Associate Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

As Mental Illness Awareness Week Begins, Reform Movement Urges Congress to Support Mental Health Policy Legilsation