On The Passing Of Jim Ramstad, Advocate For Addiction Treatment Equity

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By Partnership Staff

Original Source: drugfree.org

Jim Ramstad was a champion and pioneer in advocating for the rights of people with addiction. His honesty about his own struggles gave voice to many others and served as a powerful tool in promoting change.

Among his numerous victories during his nine terms representing the citizens of Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional District, was enacting the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, which requires most health plans to cover mental health and…click here to continue reading

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