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Rep. Jenkins honored for efforts to support mental health

December 15, 2015
Representative Lynn Jenkins was honored Monday with a National Council Behavioral Health Champion Award in Lawrence. 12/15/2015 Link to Source
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An Emotional de Blasio Outlines Plan to Treat Mental Illness

November 25, 2015
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s eyes watered and his face flushed. His voice faltered and, at one point as he struggled for the next sentence, his two college-aged children each placed a hand on his back to steady him. The mayor was...
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Demi Lovato Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc And Leading Advocacy Organizations Call On Americans To Join Be Vocal Initiative By Speaking Up For Mental

October 5, 2015
“Tomorrow I will join other mental health advocates in our nation’s capital as we speak up to raise the volume and urgency for real change in how we treat mental health in this country.” Lovato will attend the National Council for...
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S.B. County’s Department of Behavioral Health sheds light on mental health

August 18, 2015
The San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) is working to remove the barriers that prevent people from seeking help for mental health concerns through its Prevention and Early Intervention programs. 08/18/2015 Link to Source
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Mind Your Health: Suicide prevention focus of new law

August 10, 2015
Mental health advocates are hanging on to their hats as winds of change start to blow. The topics of mental health and suicide prevention have come into the spotlight for our schools and youth. 08/10/2015 Link to Source
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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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