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Month: December 2016

Glenview Resident Orr Honored for Grassroots Involvement With NAMI

By holly / December 22, 2016 / Comments Off on Glenview Resident Orr Honored for Grassroots Involvement With NAMI

Posted: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 2:04 pm | Glenview Resident Orr Honored For Grassroots Involvement With NAMI By DENISE FLEISCHER Lifestyles Editor Journal & Topics Media Group Vi Orr of … Read more

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Are you getting the mental health care you need?

By holly / December 15, 2016 / Comments Off on Are you getting the mental health care you need?

Do you or your loved one have a mental health condition? Are you getting the mental health care or substance use care you need? Can you find a provider covered … Read more

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Illinois seeks ‘bold change’ in mental health treatment

By lynseybates / December 2, 2016 / Comments Off on Illinois seeks ‘bold change’ in mental health treatment

Illinois wants to pursue a new approach when it comes to Medicaid spending that supporters say will improve its treatment of mental health and substance abuse patients. If the state’s … Read more

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Expansion of mental health unit planned at Logan Correctional Center

By lynseybates / December 2, 2016 / Comments Off on Expansion of mental health unit planned at Logan Correctional Center

The state is taking bids on renovating a building at the Logan Correctional Center near Lincoln for use by inmates with mental illnesses. The work is part of the ongoing … Read more

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Advocates Worry Mental Health First Aid Skirts Serious Mental Illness

By lynseybates / December 2, 2016 / Comments Off on Advocates Worry Mental Health First Aid Skirts Serious Mental Illness

Advocates for people with severe mental illness say the mental health training doesn’t address the most dire needs. Advocates of mental health first aid hope to make the program as … Read more

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