The Health Crisis Act Of Protect And Advocate For All People With Mental Health

2024 WordsAug 19, 20169 Pages
The healthcare industry has an obligation to protect and advocate for all people with mental health conditions. Over the years they have lacked what they can do for those people and in turn has caused a lot of problems with business who provide treatment and causing some to shut down. Bill (H.R.2646) also known as The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016 will fix a plethora of provisions that will make it easier to access different medical health care advancements in facilities. But before we can fully delve into the, Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016, and its impact on the healthcare business industry, we must first understand what Mental Health is, it’s Crisis and the board population affected. According to WHO (World Health Organization), mental health is "a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community". WHO stresses that mental health "is not just the absence of mental disorder". Mental health sums up our emotional, psychological and social well being. Once you experience mental health problems, they can come across and affect you in ways such as your thinking, your behavior and mood. Your ability to handle certain social situations become harder and harder. The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015 (H.R.2646), was introduced by Representative Tim
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