Politicians' responses to the
Among legislative proposals, Darrell Steinberg, the state Senate's top Democrat, is calling for the nation to adopt
Rep. Grace Napolitano, D-Santa Fe Springs, has also said she will reintroduce a bill written to fund therapy and other mental health care at schools.
Supporters of the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare" to both its defenders and detractors, say the law should help more Americans who could benefit from mental health care receive treatment.
But even if the law succeeds in increasing Americans' access to health insurance, it does not necessarily mean those newly insured who may benefit from mental health care will seek or be referred to treatment.
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