Act Now to Reduce Incarceration of People with Mental Illness

Aug 24, 2015

Senator John Cornyn (R. Texas) has introduced The Mental Health and Safe Communities Act (S. 2002). This bill would do 3 things for people with mental illness in the criminal justice system:

Please reach out to your U.S. Senators and ask them to co-sponsor this important bill today! 

Thank you for your advocacy!

Read more details about this bill.

NAMI’s statement about Senator Cornyn’s bill.

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