For each policy, briefly: Disabilities, Mental Health, Substance Use
- Explain how the policy is addressed at the federal, state, and local levels.
- What programs were developed from this this policy?
- Reflect on how the policy affects or may affect your community, geographic area, or potential clients.
Then, address this unique prompt for this week’s Quick Guide:
- Describe one strategy for addressing the lack of accessibility of mental health resources.
- Policies to explore:
- American With Disabilities Act
- Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (from Week 7)
- Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act
- Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA)