Published Online: Wednesday, February 1, 2006

The National Mental Health Association's (NMHA) workbook on "Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage for Mental Health Consumers"is now available in Spanish. The workbook features the following:

  • Basic information about the Medicare prescription drug benefit
  • Tips for patients to prepare for enrolling in a prescription drug plan
  • Resources and organizations that can help with enrollment and applying for financial assistance
  • Key questions patients should ask when comparing drug plan options
  • Explanations of common terms Medicare beneficiaries can expect to hear during the enrollment process

The workbook is available at www. or by calling the NMHA Resource Center at 800-969-NHMA (800- 969-6642).

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