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Why data — not rank — matters

More Talk, Less Violence: Helping Chicago’s At-Risk Youth

Working mom uses EITC to move from shelter to own home

Cops and kids working together

Increasing Access to Mental Health Services

America has come a long way in talking about mental health, yet we are still a country that too often confines mental health and addiction to the far edges of our discourse. We cannot ignore the fact that 60 percent of people with mental health conditions and nearly 90 percent of people with substance use disorders don’t receive the care they need. That is why the Affordable Care Act is so important to mental health. The health care law, along with previous parity legislation, will expand mental health and substance use disorder benefits and parity protections for 62 million Americans.

Economic Impact of Immigrants