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April 17 Meeting @ Englewood Mental Health Center

The next monthly meeting of the Community Mental Health Board will take place on Monday, April 17, 2017, at Englewood Mental Health Center, at 11:00 am. 52 more words


What can be done to tackle the youth mental health treatment gap?

Too few children and young people are getting the care they need. A new commission at Birmingham university aims to address the problem | The Guardian… 128 more words

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When Housing Comes First, Hospitals Benefit

From the article by Lola Butcher on Hospitals & Health Networks:

Supportive housing is a multifaceted model to help homeless individuals and families that face complex challenges such as addiction, mental health conditions and disabilities that can be overwhelming. 407 more words

Health Disparities

Thoughts on blessings

This week has been a really horrible one on a lot of levels but for me one of the most horrific parts of the week was the news that 94 mentally ill patients have died in our province.   172 more words


Repealing Federal Health Reform: Economic and Employment Consequences for States

From the issue brief published by The Commonwealth Fund:

…Recent analyses show canceling the ACA’s tax credits and Medicaid expansion would double the number of uninsured Americans. 433 more words


Economic Effects of Medicaid Expansion in Michigan

From the post by The Commonwealth Fund:


The debate over whether and how to repeal the Affordable Care Act often focuses on the cost of the Medicaid expansion—an area of concern for some states, which starting this year must assume a portion of the coverage costs for newly eligible enrollees. 103 more words

Health Equity

Study Corrects Cancer Data and Finds Cervical Cancer Rates, Disparities Higher than Thought

A new study corrects cervical cancer incidence and mortality rates to account for hysterectomy, and finds both incidence and mortality of cervical cancer has been grossly underestimated, especially in the black population, in which hysterectomy rates are higher. 456 more words