Posted on July 6, 2015 by Webtypo
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This July 6, 2015 article found on the Lancaster Online website talks about the stalemate between Governor Wolf and the GOP as negotiations continue over the state budget. The article points out that state employees would still be paid, but that county social services that provide a safety-net for Pennsylvania’s most vulnerable citizens would go unpaid until a budget is passed.
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Posted on April 4, 2015 by Webtypo
This April 2, 2015 WESA – Pittsburgh NPR article talks about what lawmakers in Pennsylvania are realizing about the impact stigma has on the lives of people with mental health issues.
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Posted on March 25, 2015 by Webtypo
This March 24, 2015 article found on the Philly.com website talks about the idea that providing safe affordable housing with appropriate supportive services could reduce homelessness and incarceration rates among those with mental health issues who have found themselves either incarcerated or homeless .. or both.
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