Welcome to Part 3 of our educational series on Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT). Lots of advocates for recovery-oriented care were upset that the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act incentivized states with AOT programs and let out a cheer
AOT: It casts doubt on our reasoning capacity
Welcome to Part 2 of our educational series on Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT). For those of you unaware, AOT is a hot-button issue right now considering that the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, which drastically increases funding toward
Updates to Federal Mental Health Reform Legislation
By Aubrey Boggs, CMWN Intern While the name “Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act” makes for a positive and promising sounding bill, many individuals have had serious complaints concerning aspects of the bill. From leniency around HIPAA regulations to
On the Robert Knott case.
News lately has been buzzing about the story of Robert Knott. Recently, the U.S. Justice Department has agreed to pay $175,000 to Knott’s family following his suicide in a Colorado supermax prison. Allegedly, there were clear signs that Knott’s psychological