“The governor’s proposed budget, with $25.5 million cuts to the safety net for people with severe mental illness and substance use problems will have a two-fold effect. 101 more words
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“The long-withheld National Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services proposes a fundamental overhaul of the systems in place to address with the massive cost of mental illness in Australia, as the current framework is “not cost-effective”, “does the wrong things” and fails to deal with “the dire status of the mental health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people”. 1,805 more words
The Newtown Bee: "12/14 Parents Reflect On Governor's 'Devastating' Cuts To Mental Health Support, Research"
“In the wake of 12/14, victims’ parents including Dr. Jeremy Richman and Nelba Marquez-Greene heard state politicians, including Governor Dannel Malloy, talk about their commitment to supporting frontline mental health support and research that many hoped would help prevent another tragedy like the one that struck Sandy Hook Elementary School.” 112 more words
“U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy sat down with mental health professionals during a roundtable discussion at Norwalk Hospital on Wednesday to talk about their challenges and learn how federal legislation could make it easier to provide care for people who need help.” 44 more words