Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed House without amendment (05/14/2008)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Expresses support for: (1) the goals and ideals of Mental Health Month; and (2) the findings of the President's Commission on Mental Health that the nation's failure to prioritize mental health is a national tragedy.

Recognizes that mental well-being is as important as physical well-being for people, the economy, and the nation.

Applauds the coalescing of national and community organizations in working to promote public awareness of mental health and in providing critical information and support to the people and families affected by mental illness.

Encourages all organizations and health practitioners to use Mental Health Month as an opportunity to promote mental well-being and awareness, ensure access to appropriate services, and support overall quality of life for those with mental illness.