SB 1699 | Relating To The Designation Of May As Postpartum Depression Awareness Month
Author: Senator Joan Huffman | SB 1699 Bill Summary
These bills would amend the Government Code by adding a section that establishes May as Postpartum Depression Awareness Month. This seeks to increase awareness of postpartum depression, and encourage prevention and treatment through educational materials and screenings in collaboration with educational institutions, hospitals, private health care practices, health insurance providers, Medicaid providers and mental health agencies. The schedule for the public hearing can be viewed here.
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