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"Mental Health for US" Launched Ahead of 2020 Election Season

Jun 10, 2019 - PR Newswire

PR Newswire

Eight of the nation's most prominent mental health and addiction organizations united today to launchMental Health for US, a landmark nonpartisan initiative designed to elevate mental health and addiction in policy conversations during the upcoming election season.

Nearly one in five Americans live with mental illness and one in 12 live with addiction. In 2017, 70,237 Americans died from a drug overdose. Every day, an estimated 17 veterans die by suicide, and more than 46...