Mental Health Discussed in Congressional Hearing
February 9, 2022
The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee held the hearing “Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder: Responding to the Growing Crisis” last Tuesday. Witnesses spoke about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health, the behavioral health workforce, and bipartisan efforts to support youth mental health. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) chaired the hearing.
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