Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) Receives "Mental Health Champion Award" from National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Mental Health News
Email Print This Page Comment bookmark
Font : A-A+

Award Recognizes Commitment to America's Mental Health

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) was

honored today by the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS) for his "outstanding legislative efforts to advance the quality and availability of mental health services in the United States." The award was announced at the NAPHS Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

Rep. Murphy, who chairs the House Energy and Commerce Oversight Subcommittee, was recognized for his success in advancing major mental health reforms into law. Rep. Murphy spearheaded a multi-year effort to win bipartisan support for focusing attention on the needs of Americans with serious mental illness. Last year key provisions in the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, which he co-authored with Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), became law as part of the 21st Century Cures law. 

"We applaud and want to recognize the extraordinary contributions of this Congressional champion who has committed to improving mental health care for all Americans," said NAPHS President and CEO Mark Covall.

ABOUT NAPHSThe National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems advocates for behavioral health and represents provider systems that are committed to the delivery of responsive, accountable, and clinically effective prevention, treatment, and care for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults with mental and substance use disorders. Its members are behavioral healthcare provider organizations that own or manage more than 800 specialty psychiatric hospitals, general hospital psychiatric and addiction treatment units and behavioral healthcare divisions, residential treatment facilities, youth services organizations, and extensive outpatient networks. The association was founded in 1933.

 

To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/rep-tim-murphy-r-pa-receives-mental-health-champion-award-from-national-association-of-psychiatric-health-systems-300427814.html

SOURCE National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS)



Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
I agree to the terms and conditions

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Find a Doctor

Press Release Category

Press Release Archive

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook