What We Do

What We Do
The Mental Health Liaison Group (MHLG) is a coalition of national organizations representing consumers, family members, mental health and addiction providers, advocates, payers and other stakeholders committed to strengthening Americans’ access to mental health and addiction care. As trusted leaders in the field, our 60+ member organizations are dedicated to elevating the national conversation around mental health and addiction. Together, we work to advance federal policies that support prevention, early intervention, treatment and recovery services and supports.

What’s New

MHLG Support for the Mental Health Professionals Workforce Shortage Loan Repayment Act

September 17, 2019: MHLG wrote to the Honorable Kamala Harris and the Honorable Cory Gardner to support this vital step in addressing our nation’s dire shortage of mental health professionals and reducing the unmet mental health treatment gap for Americans across the lifespan. Read the letter.

August 12, 2019: The MHLG wrote to the Honorable John Katko and the Honorable Grace Napolitano to express continued support for the Mental Health Professionals Workforce Shortage Loan Repayment Act. This legislation is a vital step in addressing our nation’s dire shortage of mental health professionals and reducing the unmet mental health treatment gap for Americans across the lifespan. Read the letter.

MHLG wrote in support of the Parity Enforcement Act

The Mental Health Liaison Group wrote Congressman Norcross to show support. Read the letter.