Link: http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-09-12/congress-to-consider-mental-health-first-aid-amid-controversy

By Kimberly Leonard
September 12, 2016

A bill that would expand a program aimed at training ordinary people to recognize and intercede when they see signs of mental health issues in others is raising concerns among critics who say it takes the focus away from millions of Americans with serious mental illnesses who are unable to get medical care.