Advocacy

Progress on advancing the Improving Access to Mental Health Act

Progress on advancing the Improving Access to Mental Health Act

Improving Access to Mental Health Act (H.R 2035/ S. 870) The Senate Finance Committee (SFC) released its mental health workforce discussion draft component of its mental health legislative package (read a summary). We are pleased to report two of three provisions of...

NASW strongly opposes legislation to repeal Affordable Care Act

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) strongly opposes legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act because it would have a devastating impact on the health of our nation’s most vulnerable citizens and make it more difficult to provide affordable health...

Talk to Your Members of Congress during District Work Period

Congress' April District Work Period spans the weeks of April 10-17, 2017. Now is the perfect time to talk to your Members of Congress about social work priorities while they are home in their districts. You can set up a meeting in their district or state office or...

Trump budget would harm well-being of all Americans

President Trump’s newly released a FY 2018 budget that would greatly harm a wide and diverse range of America’s most vulnerable citizens. Most of those negatively impacted by the 2018 budget proposal are those who have already been excluded from the growth in jobs and...