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WLWT-TV Cincinnati
Drug used to save heroin addicts may soon be in school medicine cabinetssaid. An effort is underway in Columbus to make Narcan more readily available
Drug used to save heroin addicts may soon be in school medicine cabinets
WLWT-TV Cincinnati / Posted 10 minutes ago
said. An effort is underway in Columbus to make Narcan more readily available across Ohio. A spokesman for Ohio's Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services said Governor John Kasich's 2016 Mid-Biennium Review includes proposals... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
State says six surprise inspections at Pembroke Hospital find patient care violationsof surprise inspections of hospitals owned by Arbour Health System, Pembroke Ho
State says six surprise inspections at Pembroke Hospital find patient care violations
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 4 hours ago
of surprise inspections of hospitals owned by Arbour Health System, Pembroke Hospital came under the most scrutiny by Department of Mental Health inspectors, according to documents obtained by The Patriot Ledger.State health inspectors made... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
What can be done to provide mental health care after budget cuts?ALONE. EFFECTIVELY. OKLAHOMA WHO CANNOT ACCESS FUNDING. WE HAVE TO INVEST UPSTR
What can be done to provide mental health care after budget cuts?
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 6 hours ago
ALONE. EFFECTIVELY. OKLAHOMA WHO CANNOT ACCESS FUNDING. WE HAVE TO INVEST UPSTREAM. MENTION THE STATISTICS. THE OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES HAS CUT $23 MILLION FROM ITS BUDGET. THAT HAS LEFT 73,000 PEOPLE... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
State says six surprise inspections at Pembroke Hospital yield patient care violationsof surprise inspections of hospitals owned by Arbour Health System, Pembroke Ho
State says six surprise inspections at Pembroke Hospital yield patient care violations
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 18 hours ago
of surprise inspections of hospitals owned by Arbour Health System, Pembroke Hospital came under the most scrutiny by Department of Mental Health inspectors, according to documents obtained by The Patriot Ledger.State health inspectors made... Read more
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The Oklahoman
More than 300 Oklahomans rally at Capitol to tell state lawmakers that 'Medicaid matters'at the Capitol has been how the Legislature will pay for millions needed for th
More than 300 Oklahomans rally at Capitol to tell state lawmakers that 'Medicaid matters'
The Oklahoman / Posted 19 hours ago
at the Capitol has been how the Legislature will pay for millions needed for the Medicaid program. The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, which administers behavioral health services for Medicaid members,... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Agencies encourage people to get screened in honor of Mental Health Awareness MonthAwareness Month Published: May 3, 2016 3:30 PM COLUMBUS — In recognition of Ma
Agencies encourage people to get screened in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
Awareness Month Published: May 3, 2016 3:30 PM COLUMBUS — In recognition of May as Mental Health Awareness Month, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services is proud to join with the National Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
HB 1523 cherry picks the 'sin' state wants to punishis over. Finally. We saw a victory of ideology over responsibility to the citiz
HB 1523 cherry picks the 'sin' state wants to punish
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
is over. Finally. We saw a victory of ideology over responsibility to the citizens of the state in the budget cut to the Department of Mental Health (and others) and the cuts to franchise and income taxes in a year of declining state revenue. You... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
State agencies pondering cuts, layoffs with new budgetoff its air conditioning on the weekends and has turned off lights in its garag
State agencies pondering cuts, layoffs with new budget
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
off its air conditioning on the weekends and has turned off lights in its garage. Wendy Bailey, spokeswoman for the Department of Mental Health, said the agency is still calculating what its final cuts will be, counting special funds. But... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
With need greater than ever, opioid treatment facing big cutswill not be enough money to provide treatment,” Malone said.With proposed cuts
With need greater than ever, opioid treatment facing big cuts
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
will not be enough money to provide treatment,” Malone said.With proposed cuts upwards of $7 million and layoffs to the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services in the works this budget season, the outlook for treatment programs is not... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Board OKs reductions that will limit mental health care accesscan receive. The board also approved provider rate cuts to behavioral health pr
Board OKs reductions that will limit mental health care access
The Oklahoman / Posted 5 days ago
can receive. The board also approved provider rate cuts to behavioral health professionals. The cuts are the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services' attempt to balance the agency's budget amid the state budget... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Focusing on children's mental health issues in North Adamswho die by suicide suffer from diagnosable and treatable mental illness. Amy H
Focusing on children's mental health issues in North Adams
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
who die by suicide suffer from diagnosable and treatable mental illness. Amy Herman, a representative of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, said making parents aware of the issue and the options is essential to reducing the burden of... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Free public training set in Kent3 p.m. in Kent. The event will be held at town hall on Kent Green Boulevard.
Free public training set in Kent
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 7 days ago
3 p.m. in Kent. The event will be held at town hall on Kent Green Boulevard. CAP is a program of the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services. CAP will provide a six-hour training session with professionals for... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Mental health luncheon in Ansoniaat the Ansonia National Guard Armory, 5 State St., Ansonia. The guest speaker w
Mental health luncheon in Ansonia
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
at the Ansonia National Guard Armory, 5 State St., Ansonia. The guest speaker will be Miriam Delphin-Rittmon, Commissioner,Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The event is sponsored by BHcare, a regional community provider of... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Bronxville
Death Of 7-Old Eastchester Girl Ruled 'Isolated Incident'the findings and concluded there is no cause for public concern,” she said. Fo
Death Of 7-Old Eastchester Girl Ruled 'Isolated Incident'
The Daily Voice - Bronxville / Posted 8 days ago
the findings and concluded there is no cause for public concern,” she said. Following the incident, the Westchester County Department of Mental Health is teaming with school officials to "provide support to family, friends, classmates and their... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Eastchester
Death Of 7-Old Eastchester Girl Ruled 'Isolated Incident'the findings and concluded there is no cause for public concern,” she said. Fo
Death Of 7-Old Eastchester Girl Ruled 'Isolated Incident'
The Daily Voice - Eastchester / Posted 8 days ago
the findings and concluded there is no cause for public concern,” she said. Following the incident, the Westchester County Department of Mental Health is teaming with school officials to "provide support to family, friends, classmates and their... Read more
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The Oklahoman
For journalist from Kenya, mental health stigma, lack of funds hits close to homeothers who battle with what remains. In my interview with Carrie Slatton- Hod
For journalist from Kenya, mental health stigma, lack of funds hits close to home
The Oklahoman / Posted 8 days ago
others who battle with what remains. In my interview with Carrie Slatton- Hodges, a deputy commissioner at the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, she reinforced the need for everyone to embrace the idea that... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Drug Take Back At 13 Local Sites; Document Shredders Available At 4 Sites On SaturdaySoddy Daisy Police Department; Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s D
Drug Take Back At 13 Local Sites; Document Shredders Available At 4 Sites On Saturday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 days ago
Soddy Daisy Police Department; Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s Division of Consumer Affairs; Tennessee Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services; Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation; Tennessee... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mental health organization returns Arbour checksaid. NAMI posted the decision on its website and invited people with question
Mental health organization returns Arbour check
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
said. NAMI posted the decision on its website and invited people with questions to contact the organization. The state Department of Mental Health ordered four Arbour psychiatric facilities to correct “significant patient care and life safety... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Tennova ceasing opiate Rx at pain clinicsraising their risk of becoming a crime victim if others see them coming and goi
Tennova ceasing opiate Rx at pain clinics
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
raising their risk of becoming a crime victim if others see them coming and going. The change comes just as the state Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services issued a news release citing the success of the state's prescription... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennessee Making Progress Reducing Prescription Drug Abuse According To Reports In the summer of 2014, the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substanc
Tennessee Making Progress Reducing Prescription Drug Abuse According To Reports
The Chattanoogan / Posted 9 days ago
In the summer of 2014, the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, with support and leadership from Governor Bill Haslam, multiple state... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Life In Italy 'Devastating' For Deported Army Veterancome back. I've never given up hope." "We'll get you home," Sharon Giammarco p
Life In Italy 'Devastating' For Deported Army Veteran
Hartford Courant / Posted 9 days ago
come back. I've never given up hope." "We'll get you home," Sharon Giammarco promised via Skype. She works at the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and has two weekend jobs. Each day, Giammarco said, he wrestles with the... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Vet separated from family for old crimescome back. I’ve never given up hope.” “We’ll get you home,” Sharon Giammarco p
Vet separated from family for old crimes
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 9 days ago
come back. I’ve never given up hope.” “We’ll get you home,” Sharon Giammarco promised via Skype. She works at the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and has two weekend jobs. Each day, Giammarco said, he wrestles with the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Vet separated from family for old crimescome back. I’ve never given up hope.” “We’ll get you home,” Sharon Giammarco p
Vet separated from family for old crimes
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
come back. I’ve never given up hope.” “We’ll get you home,” Sharon Giammarco promised via Skype. She works at the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and has two weekend jobs. Each day, Giammarco said, he wrestles with the... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Vet separated from family for old crimescome back. I’ve never given up hope.” “We’ll get you home,” Sharon Giammarco p
Vet separated from family for old crimes
Darien News-Review / Posted 9 days ago
come back. I’ve never given up hope.” “We’ll get you home,” Sharon Giammarco promised via Skype. She works at the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and has two weekend jobs. Each day, Giammarco said, he wrestles with the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Vet separated from family for old crimescome back. I’ve never given up hope.” “We’ll get you home,” Sharon Giammarco p
Vet separated from family for old crimes
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
come back. I’ve never given up hope.” “We’ll get you home,” Sharon Giammarco promised via Skype. She works at the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and has two weekend jobs. Each day, Giammarco said, he wrestles with the... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Mental health stigma, lack of treatment hit home for Kenyan journalistof others who battle with what remains. In my interview with Carrie Slatton-Ho
Mental health stigma, lack of treatment hit home for Kenyan journalist
The Oklahoman / Posted 10 days ago
of others who battle with what remains. In my interview with Carrie Slatton-Hodges, a deputy commissioner at the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, she reinforced the need for everyone to embrace the idea that... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Medication gives opioid addicts fighting chance to quitnot try to dictate the precise recipe for every individual." Dr. Justin Trevin
Medication gives opioid addicts fighting chance to quit
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
not try to dictate the precise recipe for every individual." Dr. Justin Trevino, assistant medical director at the Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services, said he believes in medication treatment as the bedrock instead of... Read more
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dna
US: Street named after Indian-American Dr Sampat Shivangi in Mississippistate. State governor Phil Bryant this week also reappointed him for a second s
US: Street named after Indian-American Dr Sampat Shivangi in Mississippi
dna / Posted 10 days ago
state. State governor Phil Bryant this week also reappointed him for a second seven-year term to the Board of Mississippi's department of Mental Health. "We are thankful to Governor Phil Bryant for his confidence in me in bringing several changes... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Anderson veterans nursing home celebrates 25 years of servicePHOTOS BY KATIE MCLEAN/INDEPENDENT MAIL John Magill, director of the South Caro
Anderson veterans nursing home celebrates 25 years of service
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 11 days ago
PHOTOS BY KATIE MCLEAN/INDEPENDENT MAIL John Magill, director of the South Carolina Department of Mental Health, delivers the keynote speech at the 25th anniversary celebration for the Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home, in Anderson. Anderson... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
PSC makes staff changeshas been appointed as Deputy Commissioner. Prior to his appointment, Brown was
PSC makes staff changes
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 12 days ago
has been appointed as Deputy Commissioner. Prior to his appointment, Brown was Policy Coordinator for the Mississippi Department of Mental Health. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Mississippi and a Master of... Read more
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The Oklahoman
In ‘trying times,’ will legislators cut funding for mental health?who cannot get the care they need because of a fractured, underfunded system.
In ‘trying times,’ will legislators cut funding for mental health?
The Oklahoman / Posted 12 days ago
who cannot get the care they need because of a fractured, underfunded system. Commissioner Terri White, of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, led the large group of advocates in yelling in unison, “My mind... Read more
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Columbia Star
Human and plant volunteers in the garden | April 22, 2016three garden fences, weeded and mulched three theme gardens, and removed dead s
Human and plant volunteers in the garden | April 22, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 13 days ago
three garden fences, weeded and mulched three theme gardens, and removed dead shrubs. A team of employees with the SC Department of Mental Health led by horticulture therapists, Liz Fuller and Pat Redmond, refurbished the Three Bears Homestead... Read more
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Columbia Star
Home & Garden | April 22, 2016three garden fences, weeded and mulched three theme gardens, and removed dead s
Home & Garden | April 22, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 13 days ago
three garden fences, weeded and mulched three theme gardens, and removed dead shrubs. A team of employees with the SC Department of Mental Health led by horticulture therapists, Liz Fuller and Pat Redmond, refurbished the Three Bears Homestead... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Talk on parents of adult children with mental illness | April 22, 2016is an adult psychiatric clinical nurse specialist with 34 years of experience w
Talk on parents of adult children with mental illness | April 22, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 13 days ago
is an adult psychiatric clinical nurse specialist with 34 years of experience working for the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health. She is interested in working with adults with serious mental illnesses and their families to... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Mental Health Bill Passes In The Oklahoma State House Of Representativeson his medication.” House Bill 1697, also known as the Mark Costello Act, woul
Mental Health Bill Passes In The Oklahoma State House Of Representatives
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 13 days ago
on his medication.” House Bill 1697, also known as the Mark Costello Act, would allow people who are under the care of the Department of Mental Health to be ordered by a court to take their medication. It also allows families to have a say in their... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Dan Haar: Voices Of Laid-Off State Workers Reveal Chaos, Broken Trustand ordered not to come in. They couldn't return to their patients' sides. Sud
Dan Haar: Voices Of Laid-Off State Workers Reveal Chaos, Broken Trust
Hartford Courant / Posted 13 days ago
and ordered not to come in. They couldn't return to their patients' sides. Suddenly, the former employees of the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, members of the SEIU District 1199 bargaining unit, were thrown into in a... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma Senate passes bill named for slain labor commissioner42-0 the “Labor Commissioner Mark Costello Act,” legislation that would allow r
Oklahoma Senate passes bill named for slain labor commissioner
The Oklahoman / Posted 14 days ago
42-0 the “Labor Commissioner Mark Costello Act,” legislation that would allow residents who receive care from the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to be court ordered to take their medication after multiple... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Oklahoma House passes guilty with mental defect legislationthat could be imposed on anyone else convicted of the same crime. Those found g
Oklahoma House passes guilty with mental defect legislation
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 15 days ago
that could be imposed on anyone else convicted of the same crime. Those found guilty would be examined by the state Department of Mental Health. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published,... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Oklahoma House passes guilty with mental defect legislationthat could be imposed on anyone else convicted of the same crime. Those found g
Oklahoma House passes guilty with mental defect legislation
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
that could be imposed on anyone else convicted of the same crime. Those found guilty would be examined by the state Department of Mental Health. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published,... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Oklahoma House passes guilty with mental defect legislationdefense. Under the legislation, a plea of guilty with mental defect would resu
Oklahoma House passes guilty with mental defect legislation
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 15 days ago
defense. Under the legislation, a plea of guilty with mental defect would result in the same sentence that could be imposed on anyone else convicted of the same crime. Those found guilty would be examined by the state Department of Mental... Read more
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Boston Globe
Patrick unveils ambitious reforms for troubled Bridgewater State Hospital Overhaul proposed for state hospitalThe plan gives no cost estimate for the new facility. ■ An unspecified amount
Patrick unveils ambitious reforms for troubled Bridgewater State Hospital Overhaul proposed for state hospital
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
The plan gives no cost estimate for the new facility. ■ An unspecified amount of funding to free up about 150 new beds in Department of Mental Health facilities by moving about 100 current patients into community settings and using 50 unoccupied... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Why 2 San Gabriel Valley child welfare agencies plan to mergeHillsides’ funding comes from contracts with the Los Angeles County Department
Why 2 San Gabriel Valley child welfare agencies plan to merge
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 15 days ago
Hillsides’ funding comes from contracts with the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, the county Department of Mental Health and area school districts that have contracts with the agency. The remaining 10 percent comes... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Layoff notices go out to 89 UConn Health Center employeeslet 113 employees go. Four jobs are gone from the Department of Economic and Co
Layoff notices go out to 89 UConn Health Center employees
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 16 days ago
let 113 employees go. Four jobs are gone from the Department of Economic and Community Development, and 68 people with the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services lost their jobs. The Department of Social Services parted ways with 77... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Geller's Work Inspires "Geller Homes"aged out of the foster system. The project was funded by the state Housing Fin
Geller's Work Inspires "Geller Homes"
New Haven Independent / Posted 16 days ago
aged out of the foster system. The project was funded by the state Housing Finance Authority, Department of Housing and Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Geller worked for the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
89 UConn Health Center Employees Laid Off MondayMonday, 351 state employees have been laid off. Employees from the Department o
89 UConn Health Center Employees Laid Off Monday
NBC Connecticut / Posted 16 days ago
Monday, 351 state employees have been laid off. Employees from the Department of Children and Families, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Department of Social Services and Department of Economic and Community... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
State borrowing unclear as lawmakers debate tax cutsthe start date. Opposition from state representatives, mostly House Democrats,
State borrowing unclear as lawmakers debate tax cuts
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
the start date. Opposition from state representatives, mostly House Democrats, to cuts to the Department of Health and the Department of Mental health could boil over into that discussion. They argued Sunday that they were among the most important... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Day-to-day solutionfound a space at 2725 Merchant Drive in Jefferson City. Then came a year-long p
Day-to-day solution
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
found a space at 2725 Merchant Drive in Jefferson City. Then came a year-long process to meet requirements set by the Department of Mental Health, which funds clients’ enrollment through a Medicaid waiver. Schwartz said she felt called to... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
State borrowing unclear as lawmakers debate tax cutsthe start date. Opposition from state representatives, mostly House Democrats,
State borrowing unclear as lawmakers debate tax cuts
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
the start date. Opposition from state representatives, mostly House Democrats, to cuts to the Department of Health and the Department of Mental health could boil over into that discussion. They argued Sunday that they were among the most important... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Legislature slashes budgets, ponders taxes, borrowingbit more money to do something for a group of people that have zero alumni asso
Legislature slashes budgets, ponders taxes, borrowing
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 16 days ago
bit more money to do something for a group of people that have zero alumni association here," Holland said of cuts to the Department of Mental Health. Gov. Phil Bryant earlier this year was forced to dip into the rainy day fund for about $35... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Watchdog Report: DYS teachers blow whistle on employerturnover rate to the difficulty of the job. “Teachers are barely trained, a hi
Watchdog Report: DYS teachers blow whistle on employer
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
turnover rate to the difficulty of the job. “Teachers are barely trained, a high percentage of the kids are coming from a Department of Mental Health system that is completely overwhelmed, they’re working with kids with IQs in the 40th and 50th... Read more
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