Navigation Links
New Mexico Senator Bingaman Recognized for Advocacy Work on Mental Health Issues
Date:3/3/2009

WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) received the 2009 Outstanding Leadership Award of the American Psychological Association Practice Organization (APAPO) for his advocacy work and legislative accomplishments on mental health issues. This annual award is given to a member of Congress who has prominently championed the goals of professional psychology.

"Senator Bingaman has been a tireless crusader of mental health rights and a strong supporter of mental health legislation," says Marilyn Richmond, JD, assistant executive director of government relations for the American Psychological Association Practice Directorate. "The APA is delighted to present this award to someone who has worked hard to restore Medicare reimbursement cuts from outpatient mental health services in 2007."

Senator Bingaman has also been a strong and vocal supporter of the Wellstone-Domenici mental health parity legislation, which sought to improve mental health care for all Americans.

"Mental health is an essential part of a comprehensive healthcare and I am honored to receive this award and serve as an ambassador for mental healthcare reform to Congress," states Senator Bingaman.

Senator Bingaman is currently serving his fifth term as the senior senator from New Mexico. The Senator sits on the Energy and Natural Resource committee; the Finance committee; the Health, Education, Labor and Pension committee; and the Joint Economic committee.

The American Psychological Association Practice Organization is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association, the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. APA's membership includes more than 150,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students.


'/>"/>
SOURCE APA Practice Organization
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. What if New Mexico doesnt address climate change?
2. Companion Global Healthcare Expands Service to Include Hospitals in Mexico
3. Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation Acquires Santa Fe, New Mexico Plasmapheresis Center
4. ValueOptions(R) New Mexico Files Formal Protest of Award of New Mexico Behavioral Health Contract to United
5. Mexico Presents Flawed Theory in Shooting Death of American Journalist
6. Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy on President Obamas Decision to Reverse The Mexico City Policy
7. President Obamas Reversal of Mexico City Policy Very Disappointing, Says Pro-Life Committee Chair
8. Berman Calls Obamas Mexico City Policy Reversal an Important Step in Womens Rights, Health Care
9. Catholics for Choice Statement on Overturning the Mexico City Policy
10. Abbott Nutrition Announces Voluntary Recall of ZonePerfect(R) Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars, ZonePerfect(R) Peanut Toffee Bars and NutriPals(TM) Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars in U.S., Mexico, New Zealand and Singapore
11. The Non-Profits Medical Tourism Association (MTA), Monterrey Health Care City (MHCC) Have Partnered Together to Create the 1st Latin America Medical Tourism and Health Tourism Congress Which Occurs April 27-29th, 2009 in Monterrey, Mexico at the Intercont
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... ... Gout is like no other joint pain. It strikes suddenly, like flicking on ... redness. It is triggered by the crystallization of uric acid within the joints. It ... to the February 2016 issue of Harvard Men's Health Watch. , The large joint ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... AHRA: The Association for ... speaker Jan Fox will serve as keynote speaker at the organization’s 2016 Spring ... tools to more effectively communicate with their own organizational staff and leadership. ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... will attend the Ohio Safety Congress and Expo event March 9-11, 2016. Hosted ... Greater Columbus Convention Center. , As the longest running and largest worker's ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... biocompatible columns and accessories. These PEEK-lined stainless steel (PLS) columns combine the strength ... solution that ensures the integrity of biological samples while operating at ultra-high pressures ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 , ... Workrite ... based company that has evolved from humble beginnings to being an internationally recognized leader ... company that we are today”, said Charlie Lawrence, President of Workrite. “Workrite recognized ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/9/2016)... Blood Monitoring & Cardiac Monitoring Devices Market Assessment & Forecast: 2015-2019" ... market for blood monitoring & cardiac monitoring devices was valued at ... 24,830.1 million by 2019 at a CAGR of 6.8% from 2015 ... Europe , Asia-Pacific , Latin ... Africa . The three major factors determining growth of the ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... , Feb. 9, 2016 The life of Dr. ... Center, has been anything but ordinary.  Twists of fate, combined ... War II and the constraints of communist Czechoslovakia to ... he would go on to make history by playing a ... best-selling drugs in the world, Remicade.  Dr. Vilcek brings readers ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... KONG , Feb. 9, 2016 Athenex, Inc. ... Athenex as Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development ... MSc, MBA has joined as Senior Director and Deputy Head of Clinical ... . Simon Pedder stated, "Athenex has ... for a while. Coupled together with their unique business model ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: