“Abington Health to close facility, change care plan”

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This June 20, 2014 article from The Inquirer found on the Philly.com website talks about the closing of an outpatient mental health facility that is part of Abington Health.  The article says that part of the clients will be transferred to primary care physicians, while others will be left to try to find a provider on their own.  The doors will close at the facility on December 1, 2014 and a number of employees there will be losing their jobs.  The article cites financial problems as the reason for the facility needing to close.

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The Philadelphia Inquirer-Daily News Building in Philadelphia, PA. Taken from North Broad and Callowhill Streets. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Patients With Mental Illness More Likely To Be Victims of Homicide”

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This June 18, 2014 Medical Research and News article talks about ongoing studies that are finding that people with mental illnesses are more likely to be killed than to be the person who kills someone else.

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Bipolar (Photo credit: Neil. Moralee)

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