Imperative Mental Health Care Funding is Being Cut Across the Country

“What a difference a year makes. Last year Americans could see progress flowing from both the White House Conference on Mental Health and state legislation. This year, progress has slowed."

Nearly two years after the tragedy at Sandy Hook, imperative mental health care funding is being cut in states across the country.

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, in 2013, 37 states and Washington DC increased funding for mental health after 3 years of funding cuts. In 2014, only 27 states and Washington DC allocated an increase, and 7 states decreased funding.. 

Read more here to see how your state is, or isn't, working for a better mental health care system.