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“Cuts to mental health care are mentally disturbing”

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This article found on TheDailyReview.com dated April 29, 2012 explains some of the history behind the statements about promises being broken by the Corbett administration.

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“Joinder OKs pact with Health Choices program”

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Lycoming County

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

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This April 19, 2012 article found on SunGazette.com talks about not only the current efforts being made to be financially responsible, but also the impact that Corbett’s proposed budget may have on their already highly rated financial plan in the joinder between Lycoming County and Clinton County in Pennsylvania.

“Mental health cuts will be costly”

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This article dated April 16, 2012 on Philly.com talks more about the impact that Corbett’s proposed budget cuts will have on those with mental illnesses.

“Pa. budget chief: Human services cuts negotiable”

Institute of Mental Health 8, Nov 06

Institute of Mental Health 8, Nov 06 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This article found on the StandardSpeaker.com website dated April 1, 2012, discusses the viewpoint of County commissioners surrounding the proposed mental health budget cut.

“Three videos of mental health patients telling their stories”

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The videos on this page dated April 13, 2012 talk about the concerns and fears shared not only by the people in the videos, but also by many others who like them will be affected by Gov . Corbett’s proposed mental health budget cuts.

One person is someone I count among my friends, I raise my hat to Joe for his courage in taking part in the video project.  I also commend the other people as well because it takes courage to stand up and say this is what will happen to my life and the lives of others.  Thank you to all three of them for their courage.

“Budget ax hits home”

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This article found on LancasterOnline.com dated April 9, 2012 talks about concerns raised on the potential risk for folks with mental illnesses to end up either on the streets or re-institutionalized as a result of Corbett’s proposed budget cuts to mental health services.

“Possible cuts to human services programs worry Erie County clients, providers”

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This March 29, 2012 article on GoErie.com talks about the concerns of not only mental health providers, but also of the clients in Erie County, PA

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