Posted on June 10, 2016 by Webtypo
Resource Link (Summit Exhibitor link)
Upcoming Recovery Works Summit 2016 the above link takes you to the site containing all the nitty-gritty details.
The Summit is to be held…
Sept. 27, 2016 in Harrisburg, PA
Click here for more details
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Posted on February 28, 2016 by Webtypo
This February 25, 2016 article on the News works website talks about the immense struggle that rural areas face when trying to meet the demand for mental health services, particularly access to Psychiatrists, in Pennsylvania. The article estimates that there are about 10 Psychiatrists for every 100,000 people in Pennsylvania and points out that many of the existing Psychiatrists seem to cluster around the larger cities leaving folks in rural areas where the need tends to be greater with fewer
English: This photo describes a rural area (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
professionals to serve those with mental health issues.
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Posted on April 12, 2015 by Webtypo
This April 12, 2015 article on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette talks about NFL player, Brandon Marshall’s effort to decrease the stigma surrounding mental illness by using his NFL career as a platform to do so. He got fined over $10k for wearing green shoes during a game he played that occurred during Mental Health Awareness week, and has a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder so when it comes to mental health issues, he has lived experience but hopes to turn what is often viewed as a negative into a positive by helping others so maybe they won’t have to keep struggling with not on;ly their illness, but the way society treats them because of their illness.
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Posted on February 2, 2015 by Webtypo
This January 28, 2015 Times Online article talks about the longstanding contract between Beaver County and the Gateway Rehabilitation Center coming to an end due to failed negotiations between them.
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Beaver County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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Posted on July 28, 2014 by Webtypo
This July 28, 2014 Titusville Herald article includes a brief run down of events happening at the Social Connection Drop-in Center in Titusville, PA
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Posted on July 17, 2014 by Webtypo
This July 17, 2014 article from The Inquirer found on the Philly.com website talks about Rep. Tim Murphy’s mental health reform bill. In the article there are concerns raised by the Mental Health Association (MHA) about cuts to a patient advocacy group known as PAIMHI the purpose of this group is to make sure that patients with mental illnesses are able to report abuse and neglect they experience or witness while they are in a facility.
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