This training will provide an overview of the federal parity law and how individuals and providers can take advantage of their rights under the law.
This 2-hour webinar explains how New Yorkers with criminal records can improve their chances of finding employment and housing despite the barriers having a criminal record might pose.
The opioid epidemic kills 78 Americans every day. To address this crisis, President Obama and public health authorities have called for increased use of medication-assisted treatment (MAT). Yet half the nation’s drug courts prohibit MAT, according to a 2014 survey.
We need to ensure that all people with conviction histories are eligible for and receive effective reentry services, not just those with offenses categorized as nonserious, nonsexual, and nonviolent.
News and Highlights
Beginning tomorrow, hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers could be eligible to have certain old criminal convictions sealed. An article published in today’s Wall Street Journal draws attention to a potentially transformative new law – and the Legal Action Center’s ongoing work to ensure that it lives up to its potential.
At the end of July, Aetna mailed letters to 12,000 people breaching their HIV privacy. The company is offering emergency financial relief and counseling to those who suffered specific harm as a direct result of the mailing.
113 of the Nation’s Leading Patient Advocacy and Health Care Organizations Launch ‘Campaign to Protect Patient Privacy Rights’
Many of the nation’s leading addiction treatment, recovery, health care and advocacy organizations today announced a new coordinated effort to advocate for maintaining the confidentiality of SUD patients in the face of proposals to eradicate these essential rights.
The Senate is again debating legislation that would repeal major provisions of the ACA/Obamacare, restructure the Medicaid program, impose huge funding cuts and gut pre-existing condition protections. Spearheaded by Senators Graham (R-SC) and Cassidy (R-LA), this legislation would be devastating to people who need addiction and mental health care. Graham-Cassidy would result in tens of millions of people losing their health insurance and strip away coverage and protections for people needing addiction and mental health care.