“Bethlehem Township mental health center appeal dropped”

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This article dated January 25, 2012 found on WFMZ-TV News website, indicates that an appeal to build an 8 bed acute treatment facility in Bethlehem, PA has been “withdrawn without prejudice”.

Another post I did before about this proposed center can be found by clicking here

“Pilot training launched to administer mental health first aid”

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This article found on Philly.com dated January 27, 2012 talks about training to aid in approaching someone with a mental illness who is in crisis.

“Draft of transition plan for county mental health services to ‘go private’ will be out in a month”

 

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Fulton County

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This article dated January 25, 2012 and located on the PublicOpinionOnline.com website talks about a move to privatize mental health services in Franklin County and Fulton County, both in Pennsylvania.

. The county would still be involved with service from an oversight position to ensure that services are provided as they should be, but a private organization will be formed to actually provide the services.