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Passed House amended (05/25/2010)

Expresses support for: (1) the designation of Mental Health Month; and (2) the finding of the President's Commission on Mental Health that recovery from mental illness is a real possibility and steps can be taken to improve the lives of those living with mental illnesses, which will benefit American families, communities, schools, and workplaces.

Recognizes that mental well-being is as important as physical well-being for citizens, communities, businesses, and the economy.

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 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 living with mental illness.