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Melanie Dallas: Highland Rivers will implement a new model

Melanie Dallas: Highland Rivers will implement a new model

It’s no secret that we in the public sector use a lot of abbreviations: CSB, which stands for Community Service Board, a Georgia public safety net behavioral health service provider, such as Highland Rivers Behavioral Health ; DBHDD, the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, which is Georgia’s statewide behavioral health agency; and SAMHSA, …

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Androscoggin sheriff calls for more mental health funding in wake of Poland murder

Androscoggin sheriff calls for more mental health funding in wake of Poland murder

Androscoggin County Sheriff Eric Samson calls for more funding for community mental health services following the arrest of Justin Butterfield of Poland last week for allegedly killing his brother Gabe Damour in Poland on the day of Thanksgiving. Butterfield, 34, faces murder charges and is being held in the Androscoggin County Jail without bond. Butterfield’s …

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Trauma Research Center Comes to San Antonio with Funding from UT System and Army

Trauma Research Center Comes to San Antonio with Funding from UT System and Army

From brain injuries to blood transfusions, the San Antonio area will soon have a one-of-a-kind trauma research center generating knowledge that could save countless lives. The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio plans to house the Trauma Research and Combat Casualty Care Collaborative, or TRC4, with the help of $2.5 million recently …

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Virtual clinic providing intensive care for trans patients at risk due to Ontario funding changes |  Radio Canada

Virtual clinic providing intensive care for trans patients at risk due to Ontario funding changes | Radio Canada

Trans and gender-diverse people in Ontario fear that the potential loss of a virtual clinic offering gender-affirming care will leave the community with even fewer options to access what they describe as support vital. “You have a lot of people who have found their way and suddenly feel stuck,” said Lex, a 28-year-old patient at …

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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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Douglas County officials develop plans for mental health facility

Douglas County officials develop plans for mental health facility

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – For years, Douglas County commissioners have discussed how to address the county’s lack of mental health care. Now, with the help of federal funds, that talk is turning into action, Douglas County plans to spend approximately $55 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to build a stand-alone or connected facility …

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New intervention helps substance abuse patients better manage their health

Mistrust and Polarization Drive Rural Governments to Reject Federal Public Health Funding

When Elko County commissioners rejected a $500,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that could have helped the county create a health department or health district, Kayla Hopkins pleaded with them to reconsider. Hopkins, who has lived for nearly nine years in the sprawling, rural county that forms the northeast corner of …

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