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ANC Leadership Summit - Wards 7 and 8

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Overview  
 
The new health care law known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010. Thousands of District residents, small business owners, and the employees of such businesses will soon have access to comprehensive, affordable health coverage. And many individuals and families will qualify for help paying for health insurance. 
 

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DBH contracts with community based providers to provide mental health services and supports. You can contact a provider of your choice directly or call the Access Helpline for assistance. DBH certifies each provider to ensure conformity to federal and District regulations and monitors quality of care.

Help for Stressful Economic Times

Depression and anxiety are normal reactions to abnormal times or stress. With increased concerns about losing jobs, homes and savings, more people are showing signs of psychological distress. It’s important for us all to learn to recognize the symptoms of depression so we can get help for ourselves or for others when it’s needed.

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to listen to our problems to feel better.

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