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MaMHCA: Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association


Hearing, Thursday. Sept. 17, 1 pm State House for LMHC Bill HB 1787

HB 1787 “An Act Relative to expanding access and safety of mental health services.”
This legislation, sponsored by Rep. Josh Cutler (D-Duxbury), includes licensed mental health counselors in the language of Chapter 123 Section 12, 22 and 35. This bill is vital to expanding the safety of mental health services to counseling consumers. It would allow LMHCs the ability to hospitalize clients who represent an immediate threat of harm to themselves or others.
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