By Sens. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and Mark Begich (D-Alaska)
August 25, 2014

Mental illness is a disease that knows no race, gender, socio-economic background or political party.  It impacts Americans from all walks of life.  Improving the way this country addresses mental illness should be a priority for the nation, and it is an issue ideally suited for transcending Washington’s partisan political divide.

Link: http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/healthcare/215532-mental-health-first-aid-act-ideal-opportunity-for-bipartisan