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Senator Schumer said Cortland County needs and deserves a modern mental health care facility

Senator Schumer said Cortland County needs and deserves a modern mental health care facility

CORTLAND, NY (WSYR-TV) – Senator Chuck Schumer is working to ensure that thousands of people in central New York and Cortland can get their hands on the mental health care they deserve. The condition of the current Cortland County mental health facility is quite low as it “lacks basic necessities like broadband, handicap accessibility, and …

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4 Family Practice Centers Data Breach Lawsuits Combined In One Potter County Lawsuit

4 Family Practice Centers Data Breach Lawsuits Combined In One Potter County Lawsuit

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Four civil lawsuits involving family practice centers, listed as FMC Services, LLC, have been consolidated in Potter County’s 320th Judicial District Court, according to documents recently filed with of Potter County District Court. These lawsuits, according to their respective motions obtained by MyHighPlains.com, are in response to a cybersecurity attack in …

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In a first, King County takes on WA over prison mental health issues

In a first, King County takes on WA over prison mental health issues

The Mental Health Project is a Seattle Times initiative focused on coverage of mental and behavioral health issues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national organization focused on the economic mobility of children and families. The Seattle Times maintains editorial control over the work produced by this team. King County Attorney’s Office files multiple …

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In a first, King County takes on WA over prison mental health issues

In a first, King County takes on WA over prison mental health issues

The Mental Health Project is a Seattle Times initiative focused on coverage of mental and behavioral health issues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national organization focused on the economic mobility of children and families. The Seattle Times maintains editorial control over the work produced by this team. King County Attorney’s Office files multiple …

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How Salt Lake County plans to tackle homelessness and improve long-term mental health

How Salt Lake County plans to tackle homelessness and improve long-term mental health

Jean Welch Hill has spent years advocating for solutions to end homelessness and prevent gun violence. Now, as the new director of the Salt Lake County Office of Criminal Justice Initiatives, Hill will be on the front lines of this issue. Hill will be part of an ongoing push for more collaboration between city, county …

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The Huntsman Mental Health Institute in Research Park in Salt Lake City is pictured on Nov. 4, 2019. Jean Welch Hill, the Salt Lake County's new Criminal Justice Initiatives director, says the criminal justice system needs to focus more on rehabilitation than punishment.

How Salt Lake County plans to tackle homelessness and improve long-term mental health

The Huntsman Institute for Mental Health at Salt Lake City Research Park is pictured November 4, 2019. Jean Welch Hill, Salt Lake County’s new director of criminal justice initiatives, says the criminal justice system needs to focus more about rehabilitation than punishment. (Steve Griffin, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — …

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'A silent crisis': Latino community pushes Orange County for local mental health care

‘A silent crisis’: Latino community pushes Orange County for local mental health care

CHAPEL HILL Migrating to North Carolina, away from her relatives in Mexico, took its toll on Diana Huerta. “I have lived more than half my life here, finding myself alone in this country away from my family,” said Huerta, a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Chapel Hill. “I had depression and panic …

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Backpack Medicine Offers Good Help For The Homeless – Tri County Sentry

Photo courtesy of City of Port Hueneme Port Hueneme – The City Council’s report on the homeless situation in the area on November 7 continues with Homeless Liaison Officer Henry Montelongo saying 12 residents of the homeless community have been contacted about the city’s backpack medicine program and 11 were receptive to receiving services. He …

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