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2015/05/26 22:15
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AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday nominated Judges Wayne R. Douglas, Bruce C. Mallonee and Lance E. Walker to the Maine Superior Court. “I am pleased to nominate three individuals with...
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2015/05/24 10:02
2015/05/24 10:02
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In the face of a dangerous situation, Security Officer Joseph Simmons performed his duties exemplarily. “No one wishes for emergencies to happen, but it’s good to know that employees like Simmons at...
2015/05/22 14:11
2015/05/22 14:11
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Meridian, Miss. Mental health was at the forefront of discussions Thursday in Meridian. The board of directors for the Mississippi Department of Mental Health met Thursday in the Queen City....
2015/05/22 11:37
2015/05/22 11:37
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The Alabama Department of Mental Health awarded $3.2 million dollar grant over the next five years to start Project LAUNCH. LAUNCH stands for Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children's Health....
2015/05/22 02:59
2015/05/22 02:59
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Governor Bryant also says Oxford House outreach workers have been targeting jails to recruit new residents. "It's unfortunate that the facts have not been communicated to the governor well," said...
2015/05/22 02:34
2015/05/22 02:34
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BENNINGTON >> A federal mandate directing the state to shift the focus of its vocational rehab spending sparked a small protest Wednesday. The peer members of the Community Rehabilitation and...
2015/05/21 21:41
2015/05/21 21:41
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COVENTRY — Local police officers on Thursday began carrying Narcan, an antidote for people overdosing on heroin and other drugs, their chief said. The department used money from the 2015 Justice...
2015/05/21 21:34
2015/05/21 21:34
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Department of Mental Health Commissioner Paul Dupre is stepping down June 12, he said Wednesday. A spokesman for Gov. Peter Shumlin said Agency of Human Services Secretary Hal Cohen is in the process...
2015/05/21 20:33
2015/05/21 20:33
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JACKSON, Miss. — Gov. Phil Bryant is asking the Mississippi Department of Mental Health to stop providing money to help Oxford House Inc. open group homes in the state for recovering alcoholics and...
2015/05/20 20:37
2015/05/20 20:37
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Representatives voted for the spending plan 66-36, largely along party lines. Democrats voted against the bill after criticizing the cuts as irresponsible. Republicans described the budget as a...
2015/05/20 05:56
2015/05/20 05:56
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... patients are looking and feeling better," Woodford said. "They want recovery." Woodford said 98 percent of their patients since opening May 5 are seeking treatment for opiate addiction; the...
2015/05/19 21:51
2015/05/19 21:51
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OKLAHOMA CITY — Governor Mary Fallin, Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman and House Speaker Jeffrey W. Hickman announced an appropriated state budget agreement for Fiscal Year 2016. Under the...
2015/05/19 13:37
2015/05/19 13:37
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) � During a visit to Bryce Hospital in 2006, Dr. Tom Hobbs of Hueytown noticed peeling paint on the historic white building's iconic dome. "It was beginning to look really,...
2015/05/19 09:55
2015/05/19 09:55
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DANBURY, Conn. – Connecticut needs to focus on treatment instead of prison for nonviolent drug offenders, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said in an appearance Monday at the Midwestern Connecticut Council of...
2015/05/19 05:56
2015/05/19 05:56
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State Rep. Sean O'Brien, D-Bazetta, who helped bring attention, money and manpower to the county following a recent surge of heroin overdoses, said at a task force meeting on Monday that Ohio needs...
2015/05/15 20:41
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The state House of Representatives has approved a bill that stemmed from local officials' concerns about the number of state-contracted group homes in town. House members on Thursday voted 129-15 in...
2015/05/15 13:29
2015/05/15 13:29
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) _ A man charged in a shooting death at a Springfield bus station has been found incompetent to stand trial. Greene County Prosecutor Dan Patterson said Mohamed Dawod was...
2015/05/15 06:48
2015/05/15 06:48
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That's tragic when you consider statistically, 15,000 people living right here in Washington County need mental health care, but the primary agency treating those in our area with mental health issues...
2015/05/15 01:37
2015/05/15 01:37
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The House Ways and Means General Fund Committee approved the stripped-down budget Thursday morning, with deep cuts to state agencies after lawmakers were unable to reach an agreement on tax bills to...
2015/05/14 19:50
2015/05/14 19:50
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The recognition of May as “Mental Health Month” is very important to me, given my legislative priorities. As the chairperson for the Mental Health Committee and the Children, Families, and Persons...
2015/05/26 22:15
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