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We will take action to improve mental and physical health outcomes through intentional involvement in change at the national, state, and local levels.


Maternal Mental Health Legislation

Three pieces of legislation will improve MMH at the national, state, and local levels. Each has passed the House of Representatives, and is awaiting Senate approval.

Provides grants to states to create MMH programs and funds the national MMH hotline.

Into the Light for Maternal Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Act

Provides grants

for community programs with a focus on racial and ethnic minority groups, and grants to grow and diversify the MMH work-force.

Moms Matter Act

Creates a national MMH Task Force to develop

a national strategy and to provide recommendations to governors.

TRIUMPH for New Moms Act

Black Maternal Health Momnibus

The Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021 is composed of twelve individual bills addressing the maternal health crisis, with a focus on social determinants of health, MMH, climate change, workforce development, incarcerated individuals, and veterans.

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