Tuesday, September 30, 2008


I know that I should just be excited that we may avoid financial collapse, but I nearly cried when I read that a provision is attached to the senate version of the bail out bill requiring insurance companies to cover mental illness just as they cover other illnesses. Mental health advocates have been fighting for this for decades.

Now, if we can just get everyone health insurance...

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Amber Rhea said...

That is wonderful news!!

Tina said...

Yep, looks like we are finally going to get insurance parity. A friend of mine says that her mother (who committed suicide) might still be living if she had been able to stay in treatment.