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S. 711 - Mental Health First Act of 2015

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend section 520J of the Public Service Health Act to authorize grants for mental health first aid training programs. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Mental Health First Act of 2015

S. 711 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend section 520J of the Public Service Health Act to authorize grants for mental health first aid training programs. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend section 520J of the Public Service Health Act to authorize grants for mental health first aid training programs.
Other Titles
  • Mental Health First Act of 2015
  • Mental Health First Act of 2015
Sponsor
Kelly Ayotte
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Education programs funding
  • Emergency medical services and trauma care
  • Health personnel
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Medical education
  • Mental health
  • Nursing
  • Rural conditions and development
  • School administration
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/11/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/11/2015
3/11/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
3/11/2015Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

38 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Mental Health First Act of 2015

38 organizations supported this bill

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
American Art Therapy Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
american association of pastoral counselors
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
American Association on Health and Disability
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
American Counseling Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
American Dance Therapy Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
American Group Psychotherapy Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
American Mental Health Counselors Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
American Occupational Therapy Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
american orthopsychiatric association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
American Psychological Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
Eating Disorders Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
Jewish Federations of North America
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
Mental Health America
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
Mental Health Liaison Group
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
national alliance to advance adolescent health
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
National Association for Children's Behavioral Health
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
national association of mental health planning and advisory councils
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
National Association of School Psychologists
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
National Association of State Directors of Special Education
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
National League for Nursing
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
School Social Work Association of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
The Trevor Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
Treatment Communities of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$282,017$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$233,083$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$229,187$0
John BarrassoRWY$123,600$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$455,063$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$163,280$0
Roy BluntRMO$339,485$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$289,801$0
John BoozmanRAR$51,369$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$13,250$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$662,279$0
Richard BurrRNC$212,323$0
Maria CantwellDWA$129,324$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$134,800$0
Ben CardinDMD$256,750$0
Tom CarperDDE$117,287$0
Bob CaseyDPA$422,265$0
Bill CassidyRLA$322,249$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$33,300$0
William Thad CochranRMS$109,650$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$140,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$51,693$0
Bob CorkerRTN$192,838$0
John CornynRTX$253,000$0
Tom CottonRAR$139,332$0
Mike CrapoRID$178,275$0
Ted CruzRTX$128,245$0
Steve DainesRMT$43,000$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$77,021$0
Dick DurbinDIL$230,106$0
Mike EnziRWY$113,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$15,950$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$105,501$0
Deb FischerRNE$49,700$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$129,511$0
Al FrankenDMN$199,885$0
Cory GardnerRCO$120,418$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$301,373$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$142,701$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$145,210$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$396,648$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$132,716$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$93,857$0
Dean HellerRNV$145,850$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$62,575$0
John HoevenRND$35,243$0
Jim InhofeROK$42,900$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$189,725$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$106,153$0
Tim KaineDVA$259,794$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$71,776$0
Mark KirkRIL$141,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$132,097$0
James LankfordROK$105,686$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$15,860$0
Mike LeeRUT$61,158$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$69,900$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$329,531$0
John McCainRAZ$83,415$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$338,905$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$645,095$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$345,915$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$127,067$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$61,464$0
Jerry MoranRKS$80,841$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$53,055$0
Chris MurphyDCT$205,375$0
Patty MurrayDWA$348,510$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$360,202$0
Rand PaulRKY$112,155$0
David PerdueRGA$75,750$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$318,157$0
Rob PortmanROH$385,674$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$40,025$0
Harry ReidDNV$212,461$0
Jim RischRID$24,710$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$202,214$0
Mike RoundsRSD$138,004$0
Marco RubioRFL$191,924$0
Bernie SandersIVT$75,335$0
Ben SasseRNE$61,790$0
Brian SchatzDHI$103,875$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$635,162$0
Tim ScottRSC$199,202$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$9,700$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$182,415$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$23,250$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$390,119$0
Dan SullivanRAK$41,945$0
Jon TesterDMT$231,100$0
John ThuneRSD$156,154$0
Thom TillisRNC$86,484$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$512,025$0
Tom UdallDNM$90,207$0
David VitterRLA$18,950$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$241,310$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$687,462$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$103,910$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$31,350$0
Ron WydenDOR$571,496$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$282,017$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$233,083$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$229,187$0
John BarrassoRWY$123,600$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$455,063$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$163,280$0
Roy BluntRMO$339,485$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$289,801$0
John BoozmanRAR$51,369$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$13,250$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$662,279$0
Richard BurrRNC$212,323$0
Maria CantwellDWA$129,324$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$134,800$0
Ben CardinDMD$256,750$0
Tom CarperDDE$117,287$0
Bob CaseyDPA$422,265$0
Bill CassidyRLA$322,249$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$33,300$0
William Thad CochranRMS$109,650$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$140,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$51,693$0
Bob CorkerRTN$192,838$0
John CornynRTX$253,000$0
Tom CottonRAR$139,332$0
Mike CrapoRID$178,275$0
Ted CruzRTX$128,245$0
Steve DainesRMT$43,000$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$77,021$0
Dick DurbinDIL$230,106$0
Mike EnziRWY$113,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$15,950$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$105,501$0
Deb FischerRNE$49,700$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$129,511$0
Al FrankenDMN$199,885$0
Cory GardnerRCO$120,418$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$301,373$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$142,701$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$145,210$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$396,648$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$132,716$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$93,857$0
Dean HellerRNV$145,850$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$62,575$0
John HoevenRND$35,243$0
Jim InhofeROK$42,900$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$189,725$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$106,153$0
Tim KaineDVA$259,794$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$71,776$0
Mark KirkRIL$141,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$132,097$0
James LankfordROK$105,686$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$15,860$0
Mike LeeRUT$61,158$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$69,900$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$329,531$0
John McCainRAZ$83,415$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$338,905$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$645,095$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$345,915$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$127,067$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$61,464$0
Jerry MoranRKS$80,841$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$53,055$0
Chris MurphyDCT$205,375$0
Patty MurrayDWA$348,510$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$360,202$0
Rand PaulRKY$112,155$0
David PerdueRGA$75,750$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$318,157$0
Rob PortmanROH$385,674$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$40,025$0
Harry ReidDNV$212,461$0
Jim RischRID$24,710$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$202,214$0
Mike RoundsRSD$138,004$0
Marco RubioRFL$191,924$0
Bernie SandersIVT$75,335$0
Ben SasseRNE$61,790$0
Brian SchatzDHI$103,875$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$635,162$0
Tim ScottRSC$199,202$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$9,700$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$182,415$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$23,250$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$390,119$0
Dan SullivanRAK$41,945$0
Jon TesterDMT$231,100$0
John ThuneRSD$156,154$0
Thom TillisRNC$86,484$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$512,025$0
Tom UdallDNM$90,207$0
David VitterRLA$18,950$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$241,310$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$687,462$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$103,910$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$31,350$0
Ron WydenDOR$571,496$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Hospitals$8,196,785
Outpatient health services (incl drug & alcohol)$2,224,128
Psychiatrists & psychologists$1,437,356
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Other non-physician health practitioners$1,237,173
Nurses$1,040,021
Public school teachers, administrators & officials$961,055
Welfare & Social Work$587,558
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
Mental Health Services$423,990
Health professionals$50,871

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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