House:
ADJOURNED 'til Monday at 11 a.m. (Informal)
Senate:
ADJOURNED 'til Monday at 11 a.m. (No Calendar)

Sweeping Mental Health Care Bill Unveiled

Rolling out proposed reforms on Thursday, Sen. Julian Cyr and Senate President Karen Spilka (background) shared personal stories of their interactions with the mental health care system. [Photo: Sam Doran/SHNS]

Each making a deeply personal case for improving access to mental health care, Senate President Karen Spilka and Sen. Julian Cyr helped roll out a significant reform bill Thursday that seeks to improve access to care by identifying gaps in the mental health system, enforcing equity laws and requiring insurance coverage for many emergency services.

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