Teri Nilson Baird (D)
Do you support additional funding for follow-up care for individuals after a suicide attempt or overdose?
Do you support extreme risk protection orders?
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?
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?
- Yes: Rural areas suffer from a lack of health professionals; mental health should not be neglected when recruiting.
Do you support additional state investments in affordable housing with supportive services for people with mental health or substance use disorders?
- Yes: I have worked a bit with the chronically homeless and this need is great.