Both of MaMHCA-sponsored bills are now with the Joint Committee on Health Care Finance for their “second reading."
Both of MaMHCA-sponsored bills are now with the Joint Committee on Health Care Finance for their “second reading”. H 1787 “An Act Relative to Expanding Access and Safety of Mental Health Services”, isthe bill that allows LMHCs the same abilities as LICSWs, Psychologists, Psychiatrists and Police Officers to utilize section 12 and 35 abilities under Chapter 123 to protect our clients, LMHCs and community. AND H 1788 “An Act Establishing a Behavioral Health Workforce Development Trust Fund” which would allow agencies of behavioral health the opportunity to gain access to grant funding to support and supplement much needed funds for supervision needs within the Commonwealth.
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