Posts With Keyword ‘Mental Health’

Board of Supervisors Hear Update on Mental Health System

Posted: Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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During their meeting yesterday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors heard an update on the county’s mental health system. 

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Mental Health Funding in Question

Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 6:28 am

The Iowa Senate has passed a bill that would overhaul Iowa’s mental health system. Senate File 2315 contains five divisions, each one aimed at retooling an aspect of the mental health system. The main change would create a regional structure rather than the county based structure that we have now.

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Program About Navigating the Mental Health System at Iowa Wesleyan

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Mental Health System is going to see some changes in the near future as lawmakers debate a complete overhaul of the system. But for now, the mental health system in Iowa can be tough to navigate. Iowa Wesleyan College is hosting a program about one person’s difficulty navigating the mental health system.

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Program About Navigating the Mental Health System at Iowa Wesleyan

Posted: Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Mental Health System is going to see some changes in the near future as lawmakers debate a complete overhaul of the system. But for now, the mental health system in Iowa can be tough to navigate. Iowa Wesleyan College is hosting a program about one person’s difficulty navigating the mental health system.

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Mental Health Reform Passes Senate

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at 6:23 am
The Iowa Senate has passed a bill that would overhaul Iowa’s mental health system. Senate File 2315 contains five divisions, each one aimed at retooling an aspect of the mental health system. The main change would create a regional structure rather than the county based structure that we have now.

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Washington Schools Look for Mental Health Funding

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 at 6:28 am

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The Principal of Washington Junior High, Curt Mayer, spoke at the legislative briefing on Saturday about mental health funding for schools. He says the days when school officials could pick up the phone and call the local DHS office or mental health centers are long past.

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Mental Health Reforms

Posted: Monday, February 13th, 2012 at 6:24 am

Lawmakers are looking at changing the way Iowa’s Mental Health System is set up. Currently it is a county based system, with services decided by each individual county.

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Mental Health Reform

Posted: Saturday, February 11th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Lawmakers are looking at changing the way Iowa’s Mental Health System is set up. Currently it is a county based system, with services decided by each individual county. Lawmakers are looking at a regional system, with the same core services being provided across the whole region. They are also looking at funding.

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Lawmakers Looking at Mental Health System

Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 6:26 am

Lawmakers are looking at changing the mental health system in Iowa. The overall goal of the change will be to standardize treatment across all of Iowa, rather than treatment which varies from county to county as it does now.

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“Ed Thomas” Law Aims to Increase Communication Between Law Enforcement and Mental Health Officials

Posted: Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 at 6:43 am

The murder of a prominent Iowa high school football coach has prompted state lawmakers to look at a measure aimed at improving communication between hospitals and police.

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