Jim Preis

Mental Health Advocacy Services

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Executive Director of Mental Health Advocacy Services, a public interest law firm in Los Angeles, California that provides free legal services to people with mental and developmental disabilities

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A new California law takes effect today requiring disability insurance plans to cover severe mental illnesses, including anorexia, bipolar disorders, bulimia and schizophrenia.

New Disability Insurance Law

A new California law takes effect today requiring disability insurance plans to cover severe mental illnesses, including anorexia, bipolar disorders, bulimia and schizophrenia.

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In 2004, voters passed  Proposition 63 , a one percent tax on  Californians who earn more than a million dollars a year.

The Challenge of Mental Illness

In 2004, voters passed Proposition 63 , a one percent tax on  Californians who earn more than a million dollars a year.

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