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The Quest for Mental Health Parity Business of Healthcare

    • Science

Patrick J. Kennedy, former U.S. Representative (D - RI) and Founder of the Kennedy Forum, describes treating his own addiction as “an acute episodic situation”.  Son of Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy and nephew of John F. Kennedy, he led sponsorship of the Mental Health Parity & Addiction Equity Act of 2008.  He now focuses his attention advocating for brain disease and uniting the mental health community. 

Patrick J. Kennedy, former U.S. Representative (D - RI) and Founder of the Kennedy Forum, describes treating his own addiction as “an acute episodic situation”.  Son of Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy and nephew of John F. Kennedy, he led sponsorship of the Mental Health Parity & Addiction Equity Act of 2008.  He now focuses his attention advocating for brain disease and uniting the mental health community. 

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