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The dollars and sense of mental health treatment | The Business Report of North Central Florida

October 23, 2015
With roughly 20% of the population suffering from a mental illness, its presence in the workplace (and in our personal lives) is assured. Mental illnesses and substance use disorders can have a lasting effect on workers, the workplace, and on...
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Barton takes steps to improve area’s health

August 4, 2015
Mental health, substance abuse and access to healthcare services are the main concerns of people on the South Shore, according to Barton Health’s 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment. 08/04/2015 Link to Source
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NYC Launching New Low-Income Mental Health Program

July 31, 2015
Identifying and healing people with mental-health issues in low-income areas is the focus of a new program being launched in New York City. Called “Connections to Care,” the program will train workers – such as teachers and job-placement counselors –...
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City launching $30 M. mental health initiative

July 30, 2015
The de Blasio administration is launching a $30 million effort to help connect low-income residents with mental health services, one of the first steps in an overhaul of the city’s mental health system Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady...
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Guest Editorial: Mental Health Awareness Month: How you can help a friend or loved one

May 23, 2015
Everyone knows that if you have a sore throat or aching back, you can go to the doctor to find out what’s wrong and seek treatment with the hope of a quick recovery. When someone is suffering from a mental...
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Tapia is first Black woman to head Cook County Jail

May 21, 2015
As the nation focuses on mental health during Mental Health Awareness Week, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Tuesday, May, 19 clinical psychologist Dr. Nneka Jones Tapia will be the new executive director of the Cook County Jail. Tapia testified...
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