Assignment: policy quick guide: disabilities, mental health, | SOCW 6351 – Social Policy, Welfare, and Change | Walden University

For each policy, briefly: Disabilities, Mental Health, Substance Use 

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Explain how the policy is addressed at the federal, state, and local levels.
What programs were developed from this this policy?
Reflect on how the policy affects or may affect your community, geographic area, or potential clients.

Then, address this unique prompt for this week’s Quick Guide:

Describe one strategy for addressing the lack of accessibility of mental health resources.


Policies to explore:

American With Disabilities Act 
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (from Week 7)
Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act
Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA)