Healthcare for Americans with mental illnesses worsened after recession

April 17, 2017


Study finds people still had limited access to mental healthcare from 2008-2014 as Affordable Care Act and other laws unable to overcome financial downturnSix years after the recession, Americans with mental illness still had limited access to treatment, according to researchers.US laws meant to improve that access, including the Affordable Care Act (ACA), were unable to overcome the crippling financial impact of the recession on the millions of Americans seeking care, according to a study published Monday in the journal Psychiatric Services. Continue reading…

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