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IL Healthy Minds Healthy Lives Coalition
Purpose: Develop a statewide advocacy campaign pushing for a full continuum of services for mental health and substance use conditions across the life span
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ScatterGOOD Foundation Jun 12
Overdose and suicide deaths are at an all-time high. is elevating mental health and addiction in policy conversations to spark long-term, systematic change. Stand with us!
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MentalHealthFirstAid Jun 12
After two veteran officers died by suicide in just two days, one of the department's top cops is reminding officers to speak up and seek help if they're struggling.
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The Kennedy Forum Jun 11
Gina Rodriguez Is Taking On Her Anxiety
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ICOY Jun 10
Get a glimpse inside the transition to trauma-informed practices: Hint: it's all about making kids feel safe, nurtured, supported & understanding that traumas can't be left at the door.
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CBHA Jun 10
"For me being trauma-informed has so much to do with mindset, accepting that different people come into a school setting with incredibly varied life experiences.”
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The Kennedy Forum Jun 11
“I’m not going to tell young girls to go out and make their dreams come true... and ignore everything else.” Actress Gina Rodriguez on being open and honest about mental health, even in the midst of success.
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IL Healthy Minds Healthy Lives Coalition Jun 11
. expressed his commitment to addressing and substance use head on. One of his first step has been to enact a budget providing for historic funding increases for behavioral health services.
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IL Healthy Minds Healthy Lives Coalition Jun 11
We're talking implementation at and how payers, patients, and providers can work together to ensure access to comprehensive care.
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IL Healthy Minds Healthy Lives Coalition Jun 11
. architect of and champion shares her experience and her vision for reducing stress and promoting wellness for New York and the nation.
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IL Healthy Minds Healthy Lives Coalition Jun 11
on IL parity law: I don't get a vote in the General Assembly anymore but I do get a say in enforcement. And I am dedicated to enforcing one of the nation's strongest laws.
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IL Healthy Minds Healthy Lives Coalition Jun 11
From panel: Top things employers can do to improve in the workplace: 1) address stigma through culture 2) educate employees and leaders 3) be a link to resources providing prevention, treatment, & recovery
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IL Healthy Minds Healthy Lives Coalition Jun 11
. addresses advocates at the annual meeting, committing to addressing & ensuring Chicagoans in all communities have what they need to lead healthy, rewarding lives
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Thresholds Jun 3
Replying to @Thresholdsctrs
Read how our Youth and Young Adult Services are paving the way for innovative mental health treatment for this age group:
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IL Healthy Minds Healthy Lives Coalition Jun 5
HMHL advocates were pleased to stand alongside legislative leaders and as he signed the FY20 budget into law, codifying increased investment in and substance use services and supportive !
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VP Substance Abuse Jun 5
initiative creates an Addiction Prevention Task Force to study chronic and binge drinking in and develop recommendations was unanimously adopted! via
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IABH Jun 4
Budget Includes 1st ‘Significant Rate Increase’ In Years For Behavioral Health | News Local/State via
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IL Healthy Minds Healthy Lives Coalition Jun 3
Death by suicide in US is rising, and young girls are uniquely affected. New study shows that suicide rate among girls ages 10-14 has increased faster than for boys of the same age.
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The Kennedy Forum Jun 3
Glad to see parity enforcement among the “critical areas” put forth during the state policy forums. Read their full consensus statement here:
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IL Healthy Minds Healthy Lives Coalition May 31
State budget taking shape. Analysis underway but preliminary review suggests great news for mental health & substance use treatment (finally)! Targeted funding for underserved areas, increased funding for community-based services and psychiatry, & a capital spending plan.
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IL Healthy Minds Healthy Lives Coalition May 30
BREAKING: Children & Young Adult Crisis Act, positioning as national leader in early treatment. This initiative of HMHL Coalition now heads to . TY to the many advocates who made this possible!
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