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Mental Health in America: Where Are We Now?

April 28, 2016 | Uncategorized | Comments

Linda Rosenberg

Former President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

The following is the oral version of my testimony to the Senate Finance Committee  on April 28, 2016. You can also read the full written testimony I submitted here.   Good afternoon Chairman Hatch, Ranking Member Wyden and Members of the Committee. My name is Linda Rosenberg and I’m the President and CEO of the National Council for […]

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Did Saturday Night Live’s Heroin Commercial Make you Angry?

April 19, 2016 | Addiction | Substance Use | Comments

Linda Rosenberg

Former President and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

America is worried about the wrong thing. This weekend, Saturday Night Live ran a commercial parody for a fictitious pharmaceutical product, Heroin AM, a product that combines heroin with cocaine and caffeine. The “commercial” depicted three white, middle class, suburban parents using the product to achieve “added productivity” while using heroin. Americans reacted by sending […]

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