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MHA Leaders Call for Public Health Response to Improve Mental Health Care

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The nation must build on the attention given mental health that has followed the Newtown tragedy by deploying a public health response and implementing scientific advances that can prevent, identify and effectively treat mental illnesses, leaders of Mental Health America assert in the March issue of the journal Health Affairs.

In “After Newtown: Mental  Illness And Violence,” Wayne W. Lindstrom, Ph.D., president…