Policy Makers & Advocates
Resources for policy makers and advocates
SAMHSA Mental Health Services Adminisration and Children's Lifetime supports policies that will encourage infants and children to flourish by promoting education positive parenting and advocacy, we strengthen parents and societies knowledge.
“Mental illness is the costliest childhood disorder to treat. We need to ensure [that] healthy environments are in place for all children to offset this costly trajectory.”
—Ingrid Donato, Chief, Mental Health Promotion Branch, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Mental Health Consultation IECMHC
Behavioral health equity is the right of all individuals, regardless of race, age, ethnicity, gender, disability, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, or geographical location, to access high-quality and affordable healthcare services and support.