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...2015, said Scott Morishige, state coordinator on homelessness. He said changes in public housing policy and mental health services contributed to the rise. A survey by service providers in August of Kaneso's encampment found that 42 percent...
Nation and World
Extra toughness

...the U.S. experiences a mental health condition in any given year and less than one-half of those who need mental health services actually receive them.For more information about NAMI Juneau and their programs visit
Touring rehab, Obama calls for 2nd chances

...and each year 600,000 or more are released back into society. There they face a dearth of jobs, housing and mental health services that puts many on the short path back to prison in what Obama has plaintively described as a cycle of incarceration...
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'He was like a ghost': Sister of late heroin user speaks out women, the privately insured and those with higher incomes, the CDC says. The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimates the number of people in the U.S. who used heroin doubled from 373,000 users in 2007...
Pure Sole: Just tired

...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services ( Suicide Prevention Resource Center ( American Foundation for Suicide Prevention...
JAMHI announces Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration Grant Award on Glacier Highway. The project is slated to begin Oct. 1.The project is "funded by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration," said executive director Pam Watts. "The program's objective is to support the triple aim...
Across the nation, a serious shortage of psychiatrists

...for Behavioral Health, helps coordinate a network of 2,300 not-for-profit clinics nationwide that provide mental health services."I'm not aware of any part of the country where it is easy for our members to find psychiatrists," he said...
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'The conversation we're stuck with'

...educators in Newtown, some new mental health services for high-risk populations...20 million expansion of mental health services, including a 24-hour system, and emergency mental health services have been bolstered. But...
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City slashes funding requests

...requested by the hospital. Kiehl agreed, saying he felt nervous in light of the budget shortfall for a children's mental health services program, which is currently only available to adults in Juneau.? Contact reporter Stephanie Shor at 523-2279...
My Turn: Get informed to change the healthcare debate

...I don't want anyone who feels the need for mental health services to go without because of political and corporate...Psychology at the University of Alaska, has provided mental health services for state, local agencies and private practices...


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