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Former first lady Rosalynn Carter attends a rally at the U.S. Capitol in March 2008 when she helped get the mental health parity law enacted. Carter died on Nov. 19 at age 96. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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First lady Rosalynn Carter's legacy on mental health boils down to one word: Hope

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President Biden delivers remarks on expanding access to mental health care in the East Room at the White House on Tuesday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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'Gimme a break!' Biden blasts insurance hassles for mental health treatment

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Teen with life-threatening depression finally found hope. Then insurance cut her off

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President Biden delivers his State of the Union address on March 1. Among other issues, Biden spoke about his administration's plans to address mental health care in the United States. Saul Loeb/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Here's what experts say Biden gets right in his new mental health plan

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For many Americans who struggle with depression, anxiety or other mood disorders, cost remains a major hurdle to getting treatment, according to a survey published by the National Alliance on Mental Illness. ljubaphoto/Getty Images hide caption

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Many Americans Are Reaching Out For Mental Health Support — But Can't Get It

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Los Angeles County last fall unveiled one of its 10 Department of Mental Health vans aimed at, among other things, reducing long waiting periods for the transport of individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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California Poised To Strengthen Mental Health Insurance Laws

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