Saturday, April 21, 2007
MHA urges local, state and federal decision-makers to take a leading role in rectifying this by investing in an integrated, prevention-focused mental health service system for all.
“Unfortunately, the perpetrator of the Virginia Tech tragedy, is just one of millions of Americans who do not receive much-needed mental health services each year,” said Allen. “It is time that our elected officials make mental health a priority. In addition, each of us must take personal responsibility for promoting mental wellness in schools, workplaces and neighborhoods throughout our community.”