Ready to take your mental health advocacy to the next level? Join us for Hill Day at Home on Oct. 19 to help spotlight legislative solutions to our nation’s mental health crises, stay informed, connect with experts, and make a mark as a mental health advocate.
DBSA advocates have been enthusiastic participants in the National Council for Mental Wellbeing’s Hill Day since 2011. Last year, 42 DBSA advocates participated. Many more DBSA participants have the opportunity to engage because the event is virtual again this year. To register, click here. Be sure to indicate your involvement with DBSA when you register.
Your Voice Can Make a Difference
After the engaging and encouraging sessions on Oct. 19 about how to put your advocacy into action, you’ll have the opportunity to practice your new skill set. We will be sending out a series of action alerts around our key Hill Day issues:
- Promoting Effective and Empowering Recovery Services in Medicare (PEERS) Act (H.R. 2767/S. 2144)
- Fulfilling the Promise of 988, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, which includes:
Be on the lookout for those as well as for opportunities to engage through our social media platforms via the links at the bottom of this article.