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Funding still tight for county mental health programs

August 22, 2013

State funding levels for mental health, intellectual disabilities and early intervention programs have either decreased or remained stagnant in recent years and are not expected to go up in the......

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biobabycj

Aug-22-13 4:18 AM

money should never be tight to HELP people with mental health issues. the govt requires so much unnecessary things however, for the ID programs such as people living in group homes. I work for one of those companies and i find certain things absolutely ridiculous. so much repeatitive paperwork, required dr visits that us laymen cant even afford, and they are required to have the nice houses with amenities that if we dont have money for we go without, but they HAVE to have. so yes, certain things the govt could cut to save money on with this aspect, but HELP for people who have mental health issues should never be an issue, BECAUSE of what happens if someone DOESNT get help.

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CaveFelem

Aug-22-13 6:39 AM

The Obama administration is reviewing the $1.5 billion per year aid package to Egypt. Here's a better use for it - use it to help fund the mental health programs here in the US.

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Scott36

Aug-22-13 3:33 PM

Some of these people suffer horribly, some of the most vulnerable in our society. It is a sin for them to be kicked aside. biobabycj also brings up a very good point...What can happen if someone does not get help

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