STIGMA REDUCTION

MENTAL HEALTH PARITY

California Mental Health Parity Act: A Way to Expand Mental Health Services for Children and Youth |English| |Spanish| |Korean|

The Mental Health Parity Mandate Applies to Non-Quantitative As Well As Quantitative Limits in Health Insurance Coverage |English| |Spanish| |Korean|

TIPS FOR STUDENTS WITH MENTAL DISABILITIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Tip #1 – Definition of Disability under the ADA
Tip #2 – Some Differences Between K-12 and College for Students with Disabilities
Tip #3 – How to Apply for Reasonable Accommodations
Tip #4 – Types of Academic Services and Accommodations Available
Tip #5 – Deciding to Register with Disability Services
Tip #6 – Grievance Procedures

REPORTS

Policy Paper: Examining the Unique Challenges Faced by Students with Psychological Disabilities as They Transition from High School to Community College

Position Statement: Children with Incarcerated Parents: An Unmet Mental Health Need

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See more publications at Disability Rights California

 

The Stigma and Discrimination Reduction and Advancing Policy to Eliminate Discrimination Program (APEDP)

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The Stigma and Discrimination Reduction and Advancing Policy to Eliminate Discrimination Program (APEDP) is funded by the voter approved Mental Health Services Act (Prop. 63) and administered by the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA). County MHSA funds support CalMHSA, which is an organization of county governments working to improve mental health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. CalMHSA operates services and education programs on a statewide, regional and local basis.
For more information, visit www.calmhsa.org.

 

California’s Mental Health Movement

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Check out the Each Mind Matters campaign and watch the documentary “A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness.