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January 9, 2014

Ron Barber honors Jan. 8 victims on House Floor

Wednesday Barber joined the Arizona delegation and other friends and colleagues of Giffords to honor those who were injured and…

News
January 9, 2014

Giffords Shooting: What’s Changed and What Hasn’t

Five months ago, Jacquelyn Jackson pulled in to a parking space six places away from the entrance of the Safeway…

News
Rep. Ron Barber
Rep. Ron Barber
January 9, 2014

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber: “The Most Fitting Memorial”

Ron Barber introduced the bipartisan Mental Health First Aid Act, which will provide education to increase public awareness of mental…

News
January 4, 2014

New State Funding Helps Expand Much-needed Mental Health Services

Still reeling from the shock of a school shooting in Connecticut that killed 20 first-graders and six educators, the nation…

News, Youth Mental Health
January 2, 2014

2014: Estimating Real Change in Healthcare

“We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur…

Healthcare, News
January 2, 2014

2014: Estimating Real Change in Healthcare

“We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur…

Healthcare, News
January 2, 2014

2014: Estimating Real Change in Healthcare

“We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur…

Healthcare, Mental Health First Aid, News
January 2, 2014

Dr. Barowsky Of Greenwich Hospital Discusses Mental Health On Podcast

Dr. Jeremy Barowsky, a psychiatrist at the Behavioral Health Center at Greenwich Hospital, was a guest on a WGCH Radio…

News
January 1, 2014

Crisis Solution is Required by the State

Beginning today, all behavioral-health providers are required to have a treatment and crisis plan in place for individuals diagnosed at…

News
December 30, 2013

Mental Health First Aid Program Trains People to Spot Cues…

Treating the first signs of a mental health crisis could eventually become as common as administering CPR. Transitions of Western…

News, Youth Mental Health
December 30, 2013

Joanne Kelly: Suicide Prevention Programs to Help Faith Communities

In Susan Marine’s guest commentary (“Suicide as a major public health problem,” Dec. 20), she articulates the harsh realities of…

News
newton and mental health
newton and mental health
December 28, 2013

After Newtown, Building A Stronger System Of Mental Health Services

Building on momentum generated by the Newtown shootings, advocates for mental health services hope to make strides next year on…

News, Youth Mental Health

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