Posted on June 11, 2016 by Webtypo
This June 10, 2016 article talks about a gathering in Harrisburg, PA to be held on June 13, 2016 on the Capital Rotunda where State Representative Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery County) will be joined by providers, family members and mental health Consumers to advocate for a bill being introduced to better enforce the federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 here in Pennsylvania.
Filed under: Advocacy and Awareness, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Pennsylvania, Physical Health, Politics, Proposed bills, State, Treatment and Support, Whole health | Tagged: 2008 mental health partiy law, 2016 PA law introduced to strengthen 2008 federal parity law, insurance coverage parity, mental, mental health insuracne coverage, mental health parity, mental health treatment insurance parity, mental health treatment parity, Mental Illness, mental illness treatment coverage, mental wellness, new law introduced, PA, parity, penn, Penna., Pennsylvania | Comments Off on “PA Coalition Supporting Insurance Parity Will Hold Press Conference to Announce Introduction of Bill to Enforce Federal Law”
Posted on September 15, 2015 by Webtypo
This September 12, 2015 article out of Harrisburg, PA found on the Philly.com website talks about the ongoing budget stalemate …. I have to wonder if the government official’s pay was put on hold until a budget was passed if maybe they would consider passing it in a more timely manner … just because they have everything they need doesn’t mean that the people they are screwing with by not passing a budget have everything they need.
Filed under: PA state budget, Pennsylvania, Politics | Tagged: budget, Budget Stalemate, PA, PA Stalemate, PA state budget, Pennsylvania, pennsylvania Budget, State Budget | Comments Off on “‘Quiet crisis’ as Pennsylvania’s budget stalemate grinds on”
Posted on August 27, 2015 by Webtypo
This August 24, 2015 article on the PennLive.com website talks about the potential impact the late budget will have on schools in Pennsylvania.
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Posted on July 23, 2015 by Webtypo
This June 28, 2015 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article talks about some of the past budgets about how long it took to pass them and common themes seen for holdup in passing budgets.
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Posted on July 22, 2015 by Webtypo
This July 19, 2015 article on theTimes-Tribune.com website talks about some of the details found in a bill that was recently passed requiring training for certain judges and law enforcement officers to turn the tide and prevent incarceration from being the go-to solution to mental health issues.
Filed under: Disability, Issues, Jail and Prison Issues, Laws, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Illness, Mentally ill inmates, Pediatric Issues, Pennsylvania, Police Encounters, Politics, State, Training, Treatment and Support, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: crisis intervention, judge training, law enforcement, legal requirment for lawenforcement mental health crisis intervention training, Mental Health, mental health crisis intervention training, Mental Illness, mentally ill, PA, PA Law, Pennsylvania, police, police encounters with mentally ill, police officer, police training | 1 Comment »
Posted on May 22, 2015 by Webtypo
This May 21, 2015 article on The Patriot-News site is the beginning of a series where The Patriot-News hopes to explore what the result of state hospital closures has been, with a particular focus on the impact of the closure of Harrisburg State Hospital.
Filed under: Harrisburg State Hospital, Inpatient, Mental Health, Outpatient, Pennsylvania, State Hospital | Tagged: impact of PA state hospital closures, impact of state hospital closures, Mental Health, mental health care, mental health facilities, mental health treatment, PA, Pennsylvania, State Hospital closures, State Hospitals | Comments Off on “Nearly 10 years since Harrisburg State Hospital closed, state officials tout success”
Posted on May 21, 2015 by Webtypo
This May 21, 2015 article on The Patriot-News talks about the experience that Lynn Patrone brings with her as she takes on the role of mental health advocate ensuring that inmates get proper mental health care while they are incarcerated and upon release.
Filed under: Advocacy and Awareness, Issues, Jail and Prison Issues, Mentally ill inmates, Pennsylvania | Tagged: behavioral Health, inmate issues, inmate mental health, jail, mental disorder, Mental Health, Mental health professional, PA, Pa corrections, Pennsylvania, Prison | Comments Off on “Pa. Department of Corrections names new mental health advocate for offenders”