Report: ID/A worker shortage fueled by low wages, high turnover | Wednesday Morning Coffee
The system is 'severely strained past its breaking point,' an analyst said.
Chestnut Ridge using new state, federal programs to expand services | Helping the Helpers
'We’ve always been the 24-hour mental health and crisis service for Fayette County,' CEO Mike Quinn said. 'That has been going on for 25 or more years.'
As lawmakers break for elections, $100M for mental health care remains out of reach
'This was not made a priority when it should have been, without question,' said state Sen. Maria Collett, D-Montgomery.
Long overdue, mental health’s time in the spotlight has finally come | Fletcher McClellan
Mental health depends on healthy lifestyles, vigorous politics, and responsive policies.
As session nears end, Pa. counties urge Legislature to act on mental health funding
Officials want lawmakers to spend $100M in one-time federal funds to shore up the state's 'crumbling' system.
School districts benefit from mental health funding in the new Pa. budget. Here’s how | Opinion
The spending plan provides $200M to address student mental health and school safety.
We’re in the budget home stretch; do the right thing for disability workers | Opinion
We can't miss this chance to raise wages for workers and to stabilize funding for critical programs.
Stop saying all mass shooters are mentally ill. Not all mentally ill people are violent | Opinion
Thoughts about mass shooters -- and a Father's Day lesson from the author's son.
Pa. House lawmaker proposes $100M mental health aid package | Wednesday Morning Coffee
Rep. Mike Schlossberg, D-Lehigh, who's spoken openly about his own mental health struggles, is backing the bill.
Pa. counties call for funding Biden’s mental health strategy | Thursday Morning Coffee
'The dynamic between the demand for services and the necessary funding is getting dangerously disproportionate,' an official said.
Here’s how to solve Pa.’s intellectual disability funding crisis | Opinion
A bipartisan effort to access federal stimulus funding will prevent the intellectual disability system's collapse.
Pa. county commissioners put mental health funding front and center on 2020 budget wish list
The local officials called for "targeted, strategic investment" of public dollars, for the new fiscal year that starts on July 1.