Monday, June 5, 2006
The KaiserNetwork.Org has a new video (also available as a podcast or transcript) entitled, 'Mental Health Care," which has several experts discussing access and financing of mental health care in the United States. The program overview follows:
A significant number of people suffering from mental disorders in the United States do not receive the treatment they need. Join "Ask the Experts" to discuss the financing and delivery of mental health care in the U.S.
- Jill Braden Balderas, managing editor, kaisernetwork.org
- Mike Fitzpatrick, MSW, executive director, National Alliance on Mental Illness
- Richard Frank, Ph.D., Margaret T. Morris professor of Health Economics, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
- A. Kathryn Power, M.Ed., director, Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The website also contains some helpful links containing more helpful information on this topic. [bm]