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Mar 20, 2017, 11:00 ET National Advocacy Organization of People with Psychiatric Histories Urges Congress to Reject Trumpcare

The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR), a national organization comprising statewide organizations of individuals with lived...


Jun 10, 2016, 12:01 ET Advocates Reject Revised "Murphy Bill" as Still Harmful to Individuals with Mental Health Conditions

 As the House Energy and Commerce Committee announces that it will mark up the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646) next...


Jan 08, 2016, 12:08 ET President's Executive Actions on Gun Violence Violate Civil Rights of Individuals with Psychiatric Diagnoses, Says National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery

 President Obama's executive actions on gun control falsely link mental health conditions and gun violence, and violate civil rights protected...


Nov 11, 2015, 18:24 ET "Murphy Bill" Continues to Exclude the Voices of Millions of Persons with Mental Health Conditions as It Moves to Full Committee

 On November 4, the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee marked up an amended version of the Helping Families in...


May 27, 2014, 13:49 ET National Organization of People with Psychiatric Diagnoses Mourns Isla Vista Tragedy

The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR) grieves for the tragedy that occurred in Isla Vista, California, on May 23. Our hearts go...


Mar 28, 2014, 18:27 ET Mental Health Advocates Decry Forced Treatment Provision in "Doc Fix" Bill

The bill rushed through the House of Representatives by voice vote yesterday to patch Medicare regulations includes a highly controversial...


Sep 26, 2013, 10:27 ET National Organization of People with Psychiatric Diagnoses Calls for Dialogue in Response to Navy Yard Tragedy

 The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR) grieves the tragic loss of life resulting from the shootings at the Navy Yard in...


Aug 22, 2013, 12:17 ET National Mental Health Coalition Calls "Today Show" Electroshock Segment One-Sided

Coalition Recommends Balanced Coverage of Controversial Intervention The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR) urges "The...


May 22, 2013, 05:00 ET People with Psychiatric Diagnoses Attest: SAMHSA Mental Health Programs Save Lives

Today, as a Congressional Subcommittee holds a hearing on the effectiveness of federal grant programs for mental health services, the National...


Jan 17, 2013, 14:03 ET National Coalition Representing Individuals with Psychiatric Diagnoses Lauds President Obama's Recommendations to Contain Gun Violence

 The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR), a coalition of 32 statewide organizations representing individuals with mental...


Nov 13, 2012, 10:26 ET Will Hall, Internationally Known Mental Diversity Consultant and Syndicated Radio Host, Is Honored with 2012 Judi Chamberlin Joy in Advocacy Award

 At the annual meeting of the National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR) in Portland, Ore., on October 10, 2012, Will Hall...


May 03, 2012, 16:39 ET Coalition of Individuals with Psychiatric Labels Supports Protestors' Efforts to "Occupy" the American Psychiatric Association Convention

 The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR), a coalition comprising 32 statewide organizations of individuals in recovery from...


Jan 26, 2012, 10:20 ET National Mental Health Coalition Calls "Dr. Oz" Electroshock Show One-Sided

Coalition Recommends Balanced Coverage of Controversial Intervention  The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR)...


Jun 01, 2011, 10:21 ET Conference on Community Wellness and Mental Health Recovery Will Feature Acclaimed Author Robert Whitaker

Robert Whitaker, award-winning author of Anatomy of an Epidemic, will speak on "Curbing an Epidemic: What Helps and What Hinders in Creating...


Jan 10, 2011, 20:31 ET National Coalition of Individuals with Mental Health Conditions Calls for Reasonable Response to Arizona Tragedy

The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR), http://www.ncmhr.org, an organization of statewide networks of persons in recovery from...