Guinn Unger Jr. (D)
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Do you support school policies and funding that increase the availability of mental health services in schools and early childhood settings?
- Yes: It is always more effective and ultimately less expensive to handle health services early.
Do you support additional funding for follow-up care for individuals after a suicide attempt or overdose?
Do you support extreme risk protection orders?
- Yes: This is just common sense. We don’t want dangerous people to have guns.
Do you support strengthening laws and transparency requirements compelling insurance companies to provide coverage for the treatment of mental health and substance use disorders that is equal to the coverage provided for a physical illness?
- Yes: Mental health disorders are just as “real” as physical disorders.
Do you support strengthening requirements that insurance companies have enough mental health and substance use professionals to guarantee their members have a choice of provider?
Do you support requirements that hospitals and other providers report information on treatment availability to help individuals, hospitals and law enforcement locate available treatment for people in crisis?
Do you support providing state funds to expand capacity for mental health and substance use treatment in underserved areas of the state?
Do you support additional state investments in affordable housing with supportive services for people with mental health or substance use disorders?