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Press release

Congress should increase child and adolescent mental health care

“Children and adolescents have been especially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, experiencing higher rates of stress, anxiety and fear,” APA CEO Arthur C. Evans Jr., PhD, told a congressional subcommittee.

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Grassroots advocacy leads to key win on student mental health

Senate version of school mental health legislation introduced following advocacy as part of APA Services education advocacy summit this summer.

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Advancing maternal health legislation to eliminate racial disparities

The House Energy and Commerce Committee approves more than $1 billion for maternal health investments.

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Working to expand health care, nutrition assistance, and other essential programs for immigrants

APA Services endorses H.R. 5227, the Lift the Bar Act, led by Representatives Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) and Tony Cárdenas (D-CA).

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Date created: September 2021