Witnesses

  • Ms. Arriana Gross National Youth Advisory Board Member, Sandy Hook Promise Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) Promise Club Witness Statement [PDF]
  • Dr. Jeffrey Geller President, American Psychiatric Association, Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Public Sector Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital Witness Statement [PDF]
  • Dr. Arthur Evans Chief Executive Officer, American Psychological Association Witness Statement [PDF]
  • The Honorable Patrick Kennedy Founder, The Kennedy Forum Witness Statement [PDF]

Supporting Documentation

  • Briefing Memo [PDF]
  • Notice [PDF]

Video of Proceedings

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Text of Legislation

  • 18. H.R.7080, the "Stopping the Mental Health Pandemic" (Rep. Porter) [PDF]
  • 10. H.R. 4564, the “Suicide Prevention Lifeline Improvement Act of 2019” (Rep. Katko) [PDF]
  • 09. H.R. 4428, the “Greater Mental Health Access Act” (Rep. Wild) [PDF]
  • 22. H.R. 7316, To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment or operation of a center to be known as the Emergency Mental Health and Substance Use Training and Technical Assistance Center (Rep. Rose) [the text of this bill is nearly identical to section 30619 of H.R. 6800, “The Heroes Act”, which passed the House on May 15, 2020, and is currently pending in the Senate] - previously noticed as H.R. ____, this bill was introduced on 06/24/2020. [PDF]
  • 21. H.R. 7293, the “Suicide Training and Awareness Nationally Delivered for Universal Prevention Act of 2020” or the “STANDUP Act of 2020” (Rep. Peters) [PDF]
  • 08. H.R. 3539, the “Behavioral Health Intervention Guidelines Act of 2019” (Rep. Ferguson) [PDF]
  • 07. H.R. 3165, the “Mental Health Parity Compliance Act” (Rep. Porter) [PDF]
  • 06. H.R. 2874, the “Behavioral Health Coverage Transparency Act” (Rep. Kennedy) [PDF]
  • 05. H.R. 2519, the “Improving Mental Health Access from the Emergency Department Act of 2019” (Rep. Ruiz) [PDF]
  • 20. H.R. 7159, the “Crisis Care Improvement and Suicide Prevention Act of 2020” (Rep. Bustos) [PDF]
  • 19. H.R. 7147, the “Creating Resources to Improve Situations of Inherent Severity Act” or the “CRISIS Act” (Rep. Latta) [PDF]
  • 16. H.R 5855, the “Bipartisan Solution to Cyclical Violence Act of 2020” (Rep. Ruppersberger) [PDF]
  • 15. H.R. 5619, the “Suicide Prevention Act” (Rep. Stewart) [PDF]
  • 14. H.R. 5469, the “Pursuing Equity in Mental Health Act of 2019” (Rep. Watson Coleman) [PDF]
  • 13. H.R. 5201, the “Telemental Health Expansion Act of 2019” (Rep. Matsui) [PDF]
  • 12. H.R. 4861, the “Effective Suicide Screening and Assessment in the Emergency Department Act of 2019” (Rep. Bilirakis) [PDF]
  • 04. H.R. 1646, the “Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act of 2019” or the “HERO Act of 2019” (Rep. Bera) [PDF]
  • 03. H.R. 1109, the “Mental Health Services for Students Act of 2019” (Rep. Napolitano) [PDF]
  • 02. H.R. 945, the “Mental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019” (Rep. Thompson of CA) [PDF]
  • 17. H.R. 6645, To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, to conduct or support research on the mental health consequences of SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19, and for other purposes (Rep. Tonko) [PDF]
  • 11. H.R. 4585, the “Campaign to Prevent Suicide Act” (Rep. Beyer); [PDF]
  • 01. H.R. 884, the “Medicare Mental Health Access Act” (Rep. Chu) [PDF]