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ASAN Statement on the Revisions to H.R. 2646

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is alarmed by the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s passage of H.R. 2646, the so-called “Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act. Despite recent revisions, H.R. 2646 continues to focus on interventions that isolate and stigmatize people with mental health disabilities. It was not...

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ASAN Joins Letter Opposing Harmful Mental Health Bill

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network has joined a letter led by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights opposing legislation that would undermine protection and advocacy organizations for people with psychosocial disabilities, erode privacy protections, and increase institutionalization and coercive interventions. Although our mental health services system is...

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