USPRA Position Statements

USPRA believes that mental health services should be person-centered, recovery-oriented, and readily available within the community.  They should promote self-determination and empowerment, and convey hope and respect.


Behavioral Health InformationTechnology Act
September 2011

Medicare Mental Health Inpatient Equity Act

September 2011

Mental Health in Schools Act

September 2011
Veterans Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitative Services

September 2011



USPRA Praises SAMHSA 2011-2014 Strategic Plan (PDF)
October 26, 2010

USPRA Comments on DMS-5 (PDF)

April 20, 2010

USPRA Analysis on Parity Regulations (PDF)

March 31, 2010

USPRA Honors ADA’s 20th Anniversary (PDF)

February 26, 2010



USPRA Praises House Passage of Affordable Health Care for America Act (PDF)

November 7, 2009

USPRA in Full Support of SAMHSA Recovery to Practice Initiative (PDF)

November 3, 2009

“AHHH” Healthcare Reform Plan (PDF)

September 2009

USPRA on Paul Wellstone & Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity & Addiction Equality Act of 2008 (PDF)

May 26, 2009