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Hearing on "Americans in Need: Responding to the National Mental Health Crisis"

Date: 
Thursday, February 17, 2022 - 11:30am
Location: 
Hybrid Hearing in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, and Cisco Webex

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hybrid hearing that included both in-person and remote attendance on Thursday, February 17, 2022, at 11:30 a.m. This hearing took place in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, as well as remotely using Cisco WebEx online video conferencing. The hearing is entitled, "Americans in Need: Responding to the National Mental Health Crisis."

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Opening Statement from Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

Opening Statement from Subcommittee Chair DeGette as prepared for delivery

 

Livestream

 

Witnesses 

Lisa Fortuna, M.D., M.P.H.
American Psychiatric Association Member
Vice-Chair of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco

Testimony

 

Jacqueline Nesi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Brown University

Testimony

 

Amit Paley, M.B.A.
CEO and Executive Director
The Trevor Project

Testimony

 

Christopher Thomas
Co-Founder
The Defensive Line

Testimony

 

Hon. Elinore McCance-Katz, Ph.D., M.D.
Former Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Testimony

 

Issues: