“Local lawmakers back Pa. bill changing mental-health treatment”

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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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“Group rings bells in honor of Mental Health Month”

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This May 17, 2014 Bradford Era article talks about the folks from STEPS drop-in center who have been ringing bells for the past several years to celebrate Mental health awareness month.

Resource Link: MHA Warming Center of Erie, PA

Map of Erie, Pennsylvania

Map of Erie, Pennsylvania (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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The Mental Health Association of Erie, PA has worked with other organizations in the area to offer a warm place for people who are homeless and in need of shelter when the temperatures drop dangerously low.

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“It’s Cold. How Many Seeking Shelter at Night?”

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This January 3, 2014 article on the WSEE News website talks about the efforts of the Mental Health Association (MHA) in Erie, PA to help the homeless get in out of the cold when the temp drops to 25 degrees or less.

 

“DRN, MHAPA, and PMHCA Oppose Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2013”

Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA)

Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) (Photo credit: House GOP)

 

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This December 17, 2013 article on the Mental Health America (MHA) website talks about the opposition by the Disability Rights Network (DRN), Mental Health Association of Pennsylvania (MHAPA), and the Pennsylvania Mental Health Association (PMHCA) to Rep. Tim Murphy’s bill disguised as mental health reform.

 

 

 

“WATCHBLOG: Pennsylvania to get $2.7 million to help navigate the federal health care law”

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This August 16, 2013 article found on the Pennsylvania Independent Watchblog talks about funding made available to several agencies for helping folks navigate healthcare options starting on October 1, 2013.  Among the grant recipients in Pennsylvania were at least two mental health related organizations.

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