April 6, 2011
A government shutdown looms, as the “continuing resolution” for the current federal budget is set to expire on midnight April 8, 2011. What’s at stake? Current proposals for fiscal year 2011 include significant cuts to research, services and housing for children and adults living with serious mental illness.
Contact your U.S. Senators and Representatives today and urge them to oppose cuts to needed mental health services and supports. All House and Senate offices can be reached at 1 (888) 876-6242 or (202) 224-3121 or send an e-mail message to your congressional member.
Current proposals include the following mental health cuts:
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