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Month: December 2018

New NAMI Illinois Program Director – Teri Latter

By holly / December 18, 2018 / Comments Off on New NAMI Illinois Program Director – Teri Latter

The Board of Directors of NAMI Illinois is pleased to announce that Teri Latter has accepted the position of Program Director, replacing Holly McCaffrey in that role. Teri brings nine … Read more

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Illinois Police Face Barriers To Mental Health Treatment

By lynseybates / December 11, 2018 / Comments Off on Illinois Police Face Barriers To Mental Health Treatment

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois police are still facing major hurdles when seeking mental health treatment despite the passage of a state law that aims to remove obstacles and lower the … Read more

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A Chicago Psychiatric Hospital Will Lose Federal Funding Over Safety and Abuse Issues Involving Children in State Care

By lynseybates / December 11, 2018 / Comments Off on A Chicago Psychiatric Hospital Will Lose Federal Funding Over Safety and Abuse Issues Involving Children in State Care

At the same time, a federal judge said he will appoint a monitor to oversee the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. “The stakes cannot be higher,” the judge … Read more

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How To Be Supportive Of Your Partner With Mental Illness

By lynseybates / December 11, 2018 / Comments Off on How To Be Supportive Of Your Partner With Mental Illness

Being in a relationship with someone you love can be beautiful. It can also be difficult, as you face the hurdles of everyday life. But if your partner struggles with … Read more

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NAMI Excited With New Opportunities To Improve Medicaid Mental Health Care

By lynseybates / December 11, 2018 / Comments Off on NAMI Excited With New Opportunities To Improve Medicaid Mental Health Care

Secretary Alex Azar, U.S. Health & Human Services, announced that the Administration will allow states to apply for Medicaid waivers to pay for mental health treatment in inpatient settings known … Read more

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