Political Headlines June 3, 2013: President Barack Obama Highlights Mental Health Care Six Months After Newtown Shooting

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Obama Highlights Mental Health Care Six Months After Newtown

Source: ABC News Radio, 6-3-13

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Six months after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, President Obama is hosting a conference at the White House to bring mental health issues “out of the shadows.”

“The main goal of this conference is not to start a conversation. So many of you have spent decades waging long and lonely battles to be heard. Instead, it’s about elevating that conversation to a national level and bringing mental illness out of the shadows,” Obama said. “We want to let people living with mental health challenges know that they are not alone.”…READ MORE

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