MHARI FORMS A DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION ADVISORY COUNCIL
The Mental Health Association of Rhode Island (MHARI) is forming a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council because we know that racial and ethnic minorities and immigrants are underrepresented in the mental health and consumer and provider communities.
MHARI+OHIC = IMPROVED INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT
In January, MHARI and several members of our RI Parity Stakeholders coalition met with Health Insurance Commissioner, Patrick Tigue, to share our priorities for 2021 and to learn about OHIC's top priorities. READ MORE
FIGHTING TO PASS HEALTH INSURANCE REFORM LEGISLATION IN RHODE ISLAND
MHARI's Executive Director was among a group of community advocates who testified in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee in favor of several health insurance reform bills.
MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH MONTH
MHARI kicked off the planning of our virtual May is Mental Health Month. The planning committee made up of representatives from our community health partners got together to discuss activities that will take place during this important month of awareness. We will kickoff the month on April 30, 2021. Organizations who are hosting virtual events will be able to submit them for posting on MHARI's webpage and sponsorship opportunities will be available. Save the date and stay tuned as planning is underway.