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“Connellsville SPHS Behavioral Health facility closure raises concerns”

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This September 10, 2014 article on the TribLive News website talks about the closing of  the Connellsville SPHS Behavioral Health facility.  The article indicates that a letter was sent out to those effected, but that no reason was given for the closure in the letter.  According to the article, the facility serves about 200 people in Southwestern Pennsylvania

Map of Fayette County higlighting South Connel...

Map of Fayette County higlighting South Connellsville. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“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.

The Philadelphia Inquirer-Daily News Building ...

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

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