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“Lehigh Valley librarians receive mental health sensitivity training”

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This June 23, 2014 article on the LehighValleyLive website talks about a training that may be among the first to be offered to librarians to help them be more sensitive to the needs of people with mental illnesses who may use the library.  Librarians from several counties attended.

English: An American Lady butterfly against a ...

English: An American Lady butterfly against a cloud-filled sky. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Northampton County’s new Human Services building ready to open Monday”

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This March 8, 2014 Lehigh Valley Live article talks about a new Human Services facility opening on Monday in Northampton County, PA.

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Northampton C...

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Northampton County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Lehigh County approves low-income housing grant despite objections from conservatives”

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This August 15, 2013 article found on the LehighValleyLive.com website talks about funding that appears to have been reluctantly approved to improve housing for people with mental illnesses.

“Lehigh participates in study about ADHD’s affect on college students”

 

The location of the Lehigh Valley area.

The location of the Lehigh Valley area. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This September 27, 2012 article on the Lehigh Valley Live website indicates that Lehigh area is involved in a study of ADHD and it’s effect on college students.

 

 

“With loss of general assistance program, many in Lehigh Valley unsure of next step”

Counties comprising the Lehigh Valley region o...

Counties comprising the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This July 1, 2012 article on The Morning Call website, talks about the impact of the elimination of the General Assistance program.  It is an article specific to Lehigh Valley, but the same story is playing out across the state.

“Show compassion in crafting budget”

Counties comprising the Lehigh Valley region o...

Counties comprising the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This opinion piece found on May 2, 2012 on the Morning Call website, further demonstrates the frustration and concern held by many Pennsylvanians about Gov. Corbett’s proposed cuts to education and social services.

“You know someone who had mental illness last year”

Pennsylvania map with highlighted counties comprising the Lehigh Valley region in Eastern Pennsylvania

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This article found on Lehigh Valley’s The Morning Call website dated, January 23, 2012, offers some disturbing statistics on the under-treatment of mental illness in the United States.

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