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Month: June 2016

A Hospital Offers Frequent ER Patients An Out — Free Housing

By lynseybates / June 30, 2016 / Comments Off on A Hospital Offers Frequent ER Patients An Out — Free Housing

June 29, 2016 For a lot of us, the hospital’s emergency room is a stressful place. Not so for Glenn Baker. When Baker, 44, steps into the emergency room at … Read more

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Illinois Deputies Learn How To Deal With Mentally Ill

By lynseybates / June 30, 2016 / Comments Off on Illinois Deputies Learn How To Deal With Mentally Ill

June 27, 2016 RIVER GROVE, Ill. (Reuters) – As law enforcement officers across the United States feel the heat about excessive use of force, dealing with the mentally ill was … Read more

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The $1 Trillion Link Between Mental Health And Economic Productivity

By lynseybates / June 30, 2016 / Comments Off on The $1 Trillion Link Between Mental Health And Economic Productivity

In April, the World Health Organization released a groundbreaking study that established a definitive link between mental health and economic productivity. The findings were both depressing and hopeful. On the … Read more

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NAMI Applauds Passage of H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act

By lynseybates / June 30, 2016 / Comments Off on NAMI Applauds Passage of H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act

Jun 15 2016 ARLINGTON, Va., June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) applauds the passage of H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, in the House … Read more

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After Nine-Year Battle, Illinois Will Provide 11,000 Prisoners With Mental Health Care

By lynseybates / June 3, 2016 / Comments Off on After Nine-Year Battle, Illinois Will Provide 11,000 Prisoners With Mental Health Care

CREDIT: AP PHOTO/CHARLES REX ARBOGAST-FILE A lone inmate in Division 2 Dorm 2 of the Cook County Jail, where male prisoners with mental disorders bunk, sits arms folded on his … Read more

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