been development of a number of governmental initiatives that have also player

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been development of a number of governmental initiatives that have also player a crucial role in ensuring that the US mental healthcare systems are improved. The idea to ensure that patients suffering from mental health disorder should live well received a major boost in 1946 when Hurry Truman signed into the bill the of the National Mental Act. This created the National Institute of mental Health and more funds were allocated to curb the causes and treat patients suffering from mental health disorders. Later on, in the year 1963, the house of Congress passed the Mental Retardation Facilities and Community Health Centers Act. This ensured that community-based mental health services receive federal funds for making developments. Lastly, the National Alliance that was referred to as mentally III that was founded in 1979 ensured that there was provision of support, advocacy education and research services for people suffering from mild mental disorders. Also worth noting is that, there have been other government programs and interventions such as social welfare program have ensured that patients suffering from mental disorders have full access to care facilities. Conclusion
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MENTAL HEALTH IN THE US 9 In conclusion, the aim of this paper has been to help one understand and appreciate the need for studying mental health in US and this has been explained well by making sure that psychiatrists and healthcare givers examines the need to provide health avenues for individuals to archive social, emotional and mental well-being. In addition, the paper has also successfully argued that one can only learn that mental health is important through creating mental health awareness environment and treatment processes. In the paper, it can never be disputed for one to note that caring for a patient suffering from the mental disorder as well as his or her body will not only indicate that his or her life expectancy will not only being increased but making it better. Just as there exist effective treatments administered on physical illnesses, there are medications, therapies and lifestyle interventions that can relieve a patient from mental disorders, particularly if the patient seeks earlier medical intervention in his or her earlier stages of mental diagnosis disorder. Not forgetting to mention is that the paper explored further some of the reasons on why studying mental health is important in the US. To begin with, psychiatrists and healthcare givers should examine on whether mental health is strongly correlated to better physical healthcare. For instance, according to the research that was conducted by Health Service Research (2012) established that a patient who is experiencing physical pains may not actively participate in constructive community activities or in family duties or any activity that one enjoys most.
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