U.S. Sen. Baldwin and Colleagues: Introduce bipartisan bill to provide support for moms experiencing mental health issues, substance use disorders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and colleagues introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Into the Light for Maternal Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Act of 2022, legislation to authorize a national Maternal Mental Health Hotline to help pregnant and postpartum women affected by mental health and substance use disorders and to reauthorize and expand a grant program to screen and treat these individuals. The reauthorization would create, improve, and enhance state programs for better screening and treatment.
“Every new mother deserves access to mental health care resour...

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