All Kinds of News for August 09, 2017
Lack of insurance coverage is the harsh reality that parents face when trying to find programs to help treat their children who are affected by mental illness. Physical health concerns can be treated with ease and the support of insurance. The same cannot be said about mental health treatment options, especially long-term care like that found at New Haven RTC. And parents often have to pay for extended care out of pocket.
Professionals from New Haven, representatives from alumni families, and other faces from National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) travel to Washington D.C. annually to visit with legislators to advocate for equalized care in addressing mental health concerns. New Haven’s purpose in attending is to clear misconceptions about long-term treatment, to share families' journeys and the healing outcomes that are found in the high-quality care offered.
Earlier this spring, New Haven met with Representative Rob Bishop (UT) and staff members from the offices of senators Ted Cruz, Dianne Feinstein, Kirsten Gillibrand and Kamala Harris. Please read the full article* by Karissa Neely, featuring one of our alumni families on the Daily Herald Website.
About New Haven
Founded in 1995, New Haven Residential Treatment Center has been an industry leader in treatment for young women since its inception. We serve adolescent females, ages 12-18. New Haven is clinically intensive with an emphasis on family involvement, healthy relationships, academics, love and service. New Haven is a fully licensed professional Residential Treatment Center, located in rural Utah, just south of Salt Lake City.
*This article misquotes the amount of GDP that the industry brings into the state of Utah, as $4 million. It is $423 million according to a study from 2015.