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Month: February 2017

First responders learn how to handle mental health emergencies

By lynseybates / February 2, 2017 / Comments Off on First responders learn how to handle mental health emergencies

JANUARY 16, 2017 | BY JUDY WANG AND PATRICK ELWOOD CHICAGO — Chicago police, fire and emergency management personnel will be receiving new state-of-the-art crisis response training through a partnership … Read more

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State’s first lady visits local crisis unit

By lynseybates / February 2, 2017 / Comments Off on State’s first lady visits local crisis unit

Edith Brady-Lunny | Jan 18, 2017 BLOOMINGTON — Illinois first lady Diana Rauner visited with staff and a client at Chestnut Health Systems’ crisis stabilization unit Tuesday during her tour … Read more

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Opening Up to Others about Your Mental Health

By lynseybates / February 2, 2017 / Comments Off on Opening Up to Others about Your Mental Health

By Laura Greenstein | Jan. 30, 2017 Have you ever had a conversation with someone that tempted you to open up about something incredibly personal, but you hesitated due to … Read more

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When kids with mental illness can’t live at home

By lynseybates / February 2, 2017 / Comments Off on When kids with mental illness can’t live at home

January 31 Kelly Burch Many of Christine Walker’s friends are just starting to help their teenage children plan to leave home, whether for a job, college or a gap year. … Read more

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