Monthly Archives: July 2022

How does race impact mental health? New U. hire to explore, bridge disparities

The Huntsman Mental Health Institute and the University of Utah Department of Education announced a new hire to explore racial disparities in mental health services as part of a broader collaboration. (Steve Griffin, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — The Huntsman Mental Health Institute and …

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Maui Council Committee to Discuss Federally Funded Infrastructure Projects

July 29, 2022, 4:48 p.m. HST * Updated July 29, 2:55 p.m. Maui County Council Member Yui Lei Sugimura The infrastructure and transportation committee will meet at 9 a.m. Monday to discuss proposed projects to be funded through appropriations from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 and other …

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Supporting a family member with serious mental illness is harder than it should be

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder as a teenager, Eric Smith spent nearly four years cycling through hospitals and prison before entering an Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) program – a program he says held him accountable 24/7. For Smith, it was this intensive attention that made all the difference. After successfully completing …

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Arthrex and Skytron Announce Partnership to Meet the Needs of Operative Care Facilities

Industry Leaders Collaborate to Develop Advanced Operating Room Technology, Infrastructure Solutions for Hospitals and Surgical Centers Naples, Florida – July 25, 2022 – Arthrex, a global leader in minimally invasive surgical techniques, and Skytron, a healthcare safety and efficiency capital goods company, announced a partnership to deliver a wide range …

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How Dr. Bronner Came to Offer Psychedelic Therapy as an Employee Mental Health Benefit

Family-owned soap company Dr. Bronner’s is offering a new health care benefit to its employees: ketamine-assisted therapy. Since the company rolled out the policy in January, at least 30 employees have used mental health profit, which represents about 10% of the company’s workforce, according to CEO David Bronner. Ketamine is …

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Hillsborough County – Citizens Advisory Committee (Hybrid)

DateSeptember 23, 2022 09:00 This is an in-person hybrid quorum general meeting of the Citizens’ Advisory Committee (CAC). This committee advises the Board of County Commissioners on community matters and ensures that the commissioners receive input from citizens on a wide variety of issues that directly affect residents. What …

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DOC secretary participates in ceremony honoring former colleague

July 27, 2022 By Tyler Hemstreet (E-mail) Department of Social and Health Services Left to right, DSHS Behavioral Health Administration Deputy Secretary Kevin Bovenkamp, ​​National Association on Mental Illness Representative Jim Bloss, DSHS Secretary Jilma Meneses, DOC Secretary Cheryl Strange and DOC Deputy Secretary Sean Murphy with the plaque …

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Lakeland Hospital will build facility on South Florida Avenue for emergency care

The latest plans for a new Lakeland Regional Health building along South Florida Avenue are part of an ongoing effort to meet the population’s growing needs for access to medical services, according to LRH CEO Danielle Drummond. “We believe this location on South Florida Avenue will help us continue to …

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How the 988 National Mental Health Crisis Hotline Works in Northeast Ohio | The sound of ideas

President Joe Biden has declared mental health a national crisis. Rates of anxiety and depression that had been rising over the past decade have accelerated dramatically during the coronavirus pandemic. Many experts say there’s a greater need for behavioral health specialists right now than ever before, and some people looking …

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Mental health crisis intensified by the pandemic; The TEACH Project Fights Back – UBNow: News and Views for UB Faculty and Staff

America’s Surgeon General warns America’s youth are facing a ‘devastating’ mental health crisis. The American Academy of Pediatrics calls it “a national mental health emergency for children.” And obstetricians/gynecologists and other primary care providers are seeing increased anxiety and depression in their pregnant and postpartum patients. “This country has long …

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Long Beach reports 9 new monkeypox cases, extends vaccination clinic hours – Press Telegram

The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services is expanding its monkeypox vaccination clinic hours as the virus becomes more prevalent throughout the city and county of Los Angeles. There were nine confirmed and probable cases of monkeypox in Long Beach as of July 25, the Department of Health …

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WHEELER — It’s time to modernize our approach: Mental health awareness

SSerious mental illnesses are the second leading cause of disability in the United States. Colorado ranks last when it comes to need for care versus access to care for adults. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the prevalence of mental illnesses has increase 25%, globally, leading to an unprecedented …

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Wiscasset budget committee members offer to help Simmons

Wiscasset City Manager Dennis Simmons can get help with time-consuming tasks that help him write budgets. They and he spoke on July 18 about tasks such as determining how much was spent on fuel last year or how much waste was transported. Things like going through bills take a lot …

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NYC will offer student debt relief to behavioral health professionals who work in the city’s hospital network

STATEN ISLAND, NY – New York City is launching a new student loan forgiveness program for behavioral health providers, thanks to an anonymous donation of $1 million. Mayor Eric Adams and NYC Health + Hospitals announced Sunday that the new debt relief program, called the Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program …

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Growth of Catholic Hospitals Impacts Reproductive Health Care

PUTNAM, Conn. Even as many Republican-ruled states push for sweeping abortion bans, some Democratic-ruled states are increasingly concerned that reproductive health care options are shrinking due to the expansion of Catholic hospital networks. These are states like Oregon, Washington, California, New York, and Connecticut, where abortion will remain legal despite …

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Paddy Pimblett tackles stigma surrounding men’s mental health after UFC win

Editor’s Note: If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts or emotional distress, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or 988 or suicidepreventionlifeline.org. Paddy Pimblett may have recorded an impressive win over Jordan Leavitt at UFC Fight Night in London, but Saturday’s showdown was emotional …

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The Mazzoni Center in Philadelphia hosts the 20th Trans Wellness Conference, the largest of its kind in the world

This story contains references to suicide. If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call or text 988. The Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference, billed as the largest free event of its kind in the world, held its 20th annual meeting this week, meeting virtually at a time when …

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23 Crore Ayushman Bharat Health Accounts Created So Far: Center

New Delhi: Nearly 23 crores of Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA) numbers, which are 14-digit health identifiers, have been created so far, with Andhra Pradesh generating the highest 3.21 crores, followed by Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, Lok Sabha said on Friday. In a written response to a question, Minister of …

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counties can contract private companies for emergency mental health transportation

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) — A new state law could make it easier to transport patients in mental health crisis to a treatment facility. The new law amends Michigan’s Mental Health Code, which was enacted in 1974. Since then, it has required law enforcement to transport patients requiring treatment for a …

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Chainsaw Man Anime Won’t Have A Production Committee, Producer Says

That wouldn’t be saying too much Chainsaw Man is the most anticipated anime of the decade so far. After years of begging, the thrilling series is heading to television, and MAPPA Studio will be leading that charge. Fans are loving what they’ve seen from the show so far, but the …

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Haunted Mental Hospital in Illinois reopens to the public this weekend – NBC Chicago

A supposedly haunted mental hospital opened in 1902 in central Illinois will reopen to the public this weekend for paranormal investigations. Peoria State Hospital, originally named the Illinois Asylum for the Incurable Insane, will once again welcome the public for tours on Saturdays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Paranormal …

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Fairview Recovery Develops New Plan for Binghamton Facility

An agency’s proposal to open a drug stabilization center in a Binghamton neighborhood is under review after its initial plan was rejected by a city commission. Fairview Recovery Services wants to move an existing downtown facility to its East Side campus. The current center is located at 247 Court Street …

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Alabama Warmline expands to 24/7 access to prevent mental health crises

The National Suicide Hotline moved to its new number 988 on Saturday to begin helping unprecedented numbers of people facing mental health crises. But the Alabama Warmline, a program of Wings Across Alabama, works to avert crises before they happen by providing a way for all people to speak to …

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Finance Committee Passes Appropriations Resolution | News, Sports, Jobs

SALEM – The Salem finance committee passed a resolution for appropriations. It approves appropriations to balance accounts that have exceeded their planned budgets for a number of reasons, the main one being the continued inflation the country is experiencing, particularly felt in the cost of gasoline and diesel …

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Cedar City Hospital rises among nation’s top hospitals – St George News

ST. GEORGE- If hospitals were ranked like popular music groups like BTS and Billie Eilish, Cedar City Hospital would climb the pop charts. Undated photo of the main entrance to Cedar City Hospital, Cedar City, Utah | Photo courtesy of Cedar City Hospital, St. George News This month, Fortune magazine …

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Wysa secures $20 million to meet global mental health demand with AI Digital Therapeutics

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wysa, the leading digital AI platform for mental health, today announced it has secured $20 million in funding. Wysa will use this capital to further expand into the US, UK, India and other global markets with enterprises, payers and providers, as well as improve usability through multilingual support and …

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🌱 Best Of North Atlanta Vote + Apply for New City Committee

Hey, neighbors! It’s Monday in Johns Creek and I’m back in your inbox with everything you need to know about what’s happening in town. Because community information is power! First, today’s weather forecast: A storm around the afternoon. High: 90 Low: 71. Congratulations to our first local sponsor: Looking to …

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West Michigan Offers Students 24-Hour Virtual Mental Health Counseling Through New Partnership

KALAMAZOO, MI — Western Michigan University will expand its mental health support network in the fall 2022 semester. The UWill program offers virtual mental health counseling via video, phone or chat message. Service will also be available after 5 p.m. and throughout the weekend. “There are times when people struggle …

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Austin city manager proposes 2022-23 budget to address staffing shortages and maintain public services

AUSTIN, TX – Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk presented his proposed $5 billion budget for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. In it, Cronk proposed an overall 4% salary increase for civilian staff beginning Oct. 1, 2022, which the city says is the largest increase in more than two decades for librarians, …

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There is no comparison between the January 6 Committee and Stalin – Loveland Reporter-Herald

By Bill Franz This is in response to guest opinion in Thursday’s edition. I have great admiration for those who serve our country. Several members of my family served in WWII and Vietnam and I volunteered with Wounded Warriors. That being said, I find absurd, with all due respect, Stalin’s …

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‘Donald’s’ mental health ‘deteriorates’ even further under attack, says Mary Trump

Donald Trump’s psychologist niece said on Friday the drumbeat of damning information against the former president from the ‘compelling’ January 6 House Select Committee hearings was having a painful impact on his already ‘deteriorated’ mental health . And he’s probably making everyone around him more miserable than ever because of …

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A new clinic in River Oaks, a new approach to mental health – Psyclinic empowers patients and helps them hand in hand

OOffering a holistic and one-of-a-kind approach to mental health, The Psyclinic recently opened a new clinic in Houston’s coveted River Oaks neighborhood. Psyclinic now has four locations in the Houston area — and also offers telemedicine appointments. All of this makes access to Dr. Mohammed Ahmed and his team easier …

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Disturbing details about Fabian Gonzales case could impact jurors’ mental health

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — All eyes are on the trial of Fabian Gonzales, one of three known suspects in the murder of 10-year-old Victoria Martens. Cindy Schossow of Albuquerque has been following Victoria’s tragic and brutal death from the start. Now she is watching closely as Gonzales’ trial unfolds. “Every day …

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Creation of a search committee for the new law school in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, July 14 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Brooklyn Law School Board of Trustees, in consultation with the faculty, convened a search committee to determine a successor to Dean Michael T. Cahill, who announced in June that he would return to his previous position as full professor at the …

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Two MCH centers flooded, patients transferred to government. hospital

A flooding situation at two recently opened Maternal and Child Health (MCH) centers in Telangana prompted authorities to move patients to safety around midnight on Tuesday. More than 100 patients from the MCH center in Mancherial have been transferred to the district government general hospital. Three other people from the …

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Are you suffering from a mental health crisis? Dial 9-8-8 from July 16 for help – Greeley Tribune

I was nine years old when I started having suicidal thoughts. However, it wasn’t until I was 30 that I was able to get professional help. Mental health is an issue I struggled with for a long time, and when things got really tough for me – when I felt …

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THE DEMOCRATIC MUNICIPAL COMMITTEE OF ST. LAWRENCE ELECTS A NEW EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF SEASONED POLITICAL PROFESSIONALS

Lawrence, NJ: Last night, Lawrence’s Democratic committee overwhelmingly elected four new board members in a contested reorganization: President Elissa Grodd Schragger, Esq., Vice President Eric Puliti , Treasurer Theo Siggelakis and Secretary Catie MacDuff, Esq. Elissa Grodd Schragger has practiced law for over 25 years and is a municipal attorney …

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Opening of the new TN Behavioral Health Treatment Center

NEWPORT, Tenn., July 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Already Gilbert, PhD, CEO of HARMONY Recovery Group, today announced the opening of its new behavioral health treatment center, dramatically expanding access to care across the region. The new facility, Summit at Harmony Oaks Recovery Center, provides inpatient addiction treatment and residential mental …

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Nhrc team to provide update on Gwalior mental health facility | Bhopal News

Bhopal: A national human rights commission, CNRLdelegation, led by its chairman, Judge Arun Mishra, has planned a visit to the Gwalior Mansik Arogyashala, as an MP on Tuesday, to inspect and get first-hand knowledge of its current conditions.The commission also intends to formulate a long-term plan for the efficient operation …

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Q&A: OHSU Assistant Professor Dr. Jane Zhu Says Oregon Mental Health Provider Directories Are Full of ‘Ghost’ Providers – State of Reform

Dr. Jane Zhu is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine. Zhu is the lead author of a new OHSU study on the Oregon Medicaid Mental Health Provider Directories, which found that 6 of the 10 network providers listed are not actually …

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The great victory of the January 6 committee has already marked

The committee is once again taking center stage in Washington this week with its televised hearing on Tuesday amid indications it will seek to draw a direct link between Trump and the far-right extremists who helped rioters make its way through the halls of Congress on January 6, 2021. It …

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Mother-daughter duo hold mental health awareness event in Raleigh :: WRAL.com

By Adam Owens, WRAL presenter/reporter Raleigh, North Carolina “We’re all going through it right now. Kashinda Marche said so many problems these days can attack our mental health. “The mass shootings, the casualties and the deaths, the pandemic,” Marche said. “We just have a problem on top of the problem.” …

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Infants and patients among 13 killed in Congo hospital attack

KINSHASA, Congo — Rebels attacked a hospital in Congo and killed at least 13 people, including infants and patients, according to hospital and army officials. The Congolese army said three attackers were killed when the army intervened. Some hospital staff are missing and several houses were burned down in Thursday …

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Partners to open a behavioral health hospital

A combined effort between the two healthcare providers will create a new behavioral health facility in the Grand Rapids area. Universal Health Services (UHS) and Grand Rapids health care system, Trinity Health, announced the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) approval of a Certificate of Need allowing partners …

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Beijing appears to withdraw vaccine mandate after pushback

TAIPEI – The Chinese capital Beijing appears to have backed out of a plan to launch a vaccination mandate for entry into certain public spaces after residents were turned away. Without explicitly saying he had scrapped the plan, a city official was quoted in state media Thursday night saying people …

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NY plans to open 12 mental health and addiction crisis centers in 2023 | Policy

Two state agencies have issued a request for proposals to create 12 new Support Crisis Stabilization Centers for New Yorkers in mental health or addiction crisis. The state’s Office of Mental Health and Office of Addiction Services and Supports want to open three centers in New York City and one …

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House committee calls on gun maker CEOs to testify

The House Oversight Committee is stepping up its probe into gunmakers and has called for the CEOs of three major gunmakers to appear before Congress later this month following a series of shootings. harrowing mass involving assault rifles that killed and injured dozens of Americans. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (DN.Y.), …

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Thrive Peer Recovery Services brings a personal touch to addiction and mental health treatment

SOLON, Ohio — Eight years ago, businessman Brian Bailys, who was recovering from drug addiction, suffered a major relapse and ended up in hospital. “I crashed and burned,” is how he describes it. During his treatment, he met someone who had been through the same things as him and who …

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Over 1 million healthcare facilities have successfully joined the Healthcare Facility Registry

More than one lakh of government and private sector health facilities have been successfully onboarded to the Health Facility Registry (HFR) under the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM). This historic milestone paves the way for greater adoption of the digital health platform and services across the country. The ABDM …

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Wrong decision jeopardizes mental health coverage for millions of CT scan patients

At a time when more than 28% of Connecticut adults are reporting symptoms of anxiety or depression — up from 19% two years earlier — the nation’s largest insurer is threatening to impede access to much-needed mental health care. This decision in the Case of Wit v. United Behavioral Health …

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Trump blasts Cassidy Hutchinson’s ‘BS’ committee claim

Former President Donald Trump once again ripped Cassidy Hutchinson for his testimony last week before the House Select Committee on Jan. 6, referencing a report that Hutchinson previously called the “BS” proceeding. “Lyin’ Cassidy Hutchinson, who Fake Media refuses to properly reveal, recently called the Jan. 6 Screening Committee ‘BS’ …

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How abortion and mental health intersect: Experts weigh in

Although abortion is legal in Washington, Lauren B. Simonds can quickly list the ways Washingtonians — and those who come here for abortions — will be affected mentally and emotionally as abortion politics returns to the United States. Simonds has a unique understanding of how the abortion debate intersects with …

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Opinion: San Diegans with mental health issues forgo treatment due to high cost

A customer walks down a pharmacy aisle. Photo by Mark Buckawicki via Wikimedia Commons Rising health care costs continue to put treatment out of reach for vulnerable communities in San Diego and across California, including many people living with mental health issues. Healthcare providers are reporting an increase in anxiety, …

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House Select Committee must not give the Republican Party a free pass

In six presentations in June, the House Select Committee on January 6 made a clear, compelling, and convincing argument that Donald Trump: 1) continued to claim he had won the 2020 presidential election after members of his administration, including then-Attorney General Bill Barr, repeatedly informed him that there was no …

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18 countries receive aid, including Ukraine

By Maeve O’Connor Over the past seven days, Direct Relief has delivered 330 medical aid shipments requested in 40 U.S. states and territories and 18 countries worldwideincluding Ukraine. The shipments contained 9.8 million defined daily doses of drugsincluding mental health drugs, antibiotics, chronic disease drugs, nutritional products, insulin, and cancer …

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UPMC to close Somerset palliative care facility; care transferred to home, to hospital

July 2 – SOMERSET, Pa. – Hospice care inside Somerset’s In Touch Hospice will end this summer, due to changing industry trends, UPMC officials said . With more patients able to receive end-of-life care at home, demand for the 10-bed unit at the North Center Avenue location has declined in …

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Therapy dogs play role in police mental health

Therapy dogs play role in police mental health Imagine the emotional toll of other El Monte police officers after the deaths of two of their own. Therapy dogs were brought in to help support the grieving department, says Gil Escontrias, founder of Blue Line Dogs LA. Imagine the emotional toll …

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State committee holds youth mental health hearing

Members of the Illinois State Senate’s Behavioral and Mental Health Committee met Thursday morning in Chicago to hear a number of expert reports on mental health and wellness issues facing faced by young people in the region. Image from Pixabay’s image bank Credit: Image from Pixabay’s image bank In recent …

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