Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen, in coorperation with the Mental Health Association of Maryland, the Parity Implementation Coalition and numerous local organizations, will host a Congressional Forum in Chevy Chase to hear testimony on local, state and federal efforts to equalize mental health and addiction benefits with other health care benefits, referred to as parity.
“Both common sense and simple fairness dictate that mental health diseases be treated on an equal footing with other health conditions,” said Congressman Chris Van Hollen. “As the original supporters of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, my colleagues and I look forward to hearing from local constituents on how the law is impacting them.”
The Congressional Forum on MentalHealth & Addiction Parity will be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 7:30 pm at the Village of Friendship Heights Center, 4433 South Park Avenue, Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815.
This event is open to the public and no RSVP is required to attend.
These documents are also available on www.parityispersonal.org