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SU alumnus Shanti Das advocates for mental health through nonprofits

SU alumnus Shanti Das advocates for mental health through nonprofits

Get the latest news from Syracuse delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. Content Disclaimer: This story contains mentions of suicidal thoughts. On the surface, Shanti Das was the portrait of success. She had a six-figure job, drove an expensive car, and worked with top-notch hip-hop and R&B artists like Usher and …

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CPA Advocates for Better Correctional Health Care in the United States

November 30, 2022 3 minute read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Kendig reports serving on the board of directors for the Academic Consortium on Criminal Justice Health and the Council of Representatives for the National Commission on Correctional Health Care. Kendig also reports receiving consulting fees from the Department of Homeland Security, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties; the …

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Students and advocates advocate for funding to fight mental health and the 988 call center in Greenville Co.

Students and advocates advocate for funding to fight mental health and the 988 call center in Greenville Co.

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – Students and mental health advocates have called for additional funding to be dedicated to the 988 mental health helpline. They went before the Greenville County Legislative Delegation Monday night. “The suicide hotline can barely stay afloat due to lack of funding,” said Kelyn Bayne, co-chair of Minds Matter at Mauldin …

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Mission Health has made its application for charitable care funding available online for the first time.

Request for charity care from public mission after pressure from patient advocates

ASHEVILLE — Pressure from patient advocates on HCA Healthcare paid off Nov. 17 when the company made a sample of its charitable care financial assistance request public online on the Mission Health website. Mission is perhaps the first of all HCA hospital systems – there are more than 180 in its network in the US …

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Advocates: Approximately $65 Million Unduly Taken From Health Care Accessibility Fund Last Year

Advocates: Approximately $65 Million Unduly Taken From Health Care Accessibility Fund Last Year

SANTA FE, NM (KRQE) — Tens of millions of dollars from our state’s Health Care Accessibility Fund were diverted to other things last year. Health care advocates say it was wrong, and now they’re calling on the legislature not to let it happen again. “Over the past summer, the Health and Human Services Legislative Committee …

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'A heart for change': Advocates celebrate voter endorsement of mental health councils

‘A heart for change’: Advocates celebrate voter endorsement of mental health councils

Voters in four suburban counties made a strong statement Tuesday about the importance of addressing mental health. In referenda this fall, voters approved tax increases that will enable the creation of successful Community Mental Health Councils – also known as 708 councils – in the townships of Addison, Lisle, Naperville, Schaumburg, Wheeling and Vernon, as …

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