H.R.948 - Embedded Mental Health Providers for Reserves Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] (Introduced 03/08/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||03/18/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.|
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Summary: H.R.948 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/08/2011)
Embedded Mental Health Providers for Reserves Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of the military department concerned to provide to each reserve member performing inactive-duty training during scheduled unit training assemblies access to mental health assessments with a licensed mental health professional, who shall be available for referrals during duty hours at the principal duty location of the member's unit. Requires all mental health services provided to be subject to and comply with applicable federal privacy and security rules.
Requires each reserve member participating in annual training or individual duty training to have access, during such participation, to specified behavioral health support programs, including: (1) suicide prevention and post-suicide response, and (2) psychological health programs.