Mental health

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A group of mental health professionals that believe President Donald Trump is mentally unfit to be president is convening at Yale despite criticism from both Trump supporters and professionals working in their field.

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Congress has approved a bipartisan bill that includes pieces of a mental health reform bill co-authored by Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut.

Murphy said his work on the bill started as a response to the 2012 Newtown school shooting that killed 20 children and six educators.

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The fourth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy is this weekend, and some Long Islanders still feel its effects.

Rebecca Schwartz, a psychologist at Northwell Health, worked with over 800 Long Island residents after the storm. She says that even after getting back into their homes, they’re still suffering from the trauma four years later.

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On Wednesday the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions passed a bipartisan bill to make it easier for Americans with mental illness and substance use disorders to get health care.

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Mental health groups say they are being left out of a massive reshuffling of New York’s Medicaid program, and  that people with mental illness transitioning back to their communities will suffer.

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