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Victoria’s mental health industry in dire straits as conditions worsen and workforce shortages continue

Victoria’s mental health industry in dire straits as conditions worsen and workforce shortages continue

In the busy emergency department where mental health nurse Kim Gallaher works, people at the lowest point in their life can wait up to 12 hours before being seen. They’ve reached a point where they desperately need help, and need it now. “You help people quite literally on the worst day of their life,” Ms …

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Northumberland County passes mental health resolution |  news

Northumberland County passes mental health resolution | news

SUNBURY — Northumberland County passed a resolution last month to request appropriate funding to support community-based mental health services in the 2022-23 Pennsylvania budget. Governor Tom Wolf’s budget proposal calls for a $36.6 million increase in county mental health base funds as well as an additional $40 million in one-time federal American Rescue Plan Act …

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Coroner, YMCA talk the importance of swim lessons, CPR after Albany drowning incident

Coroner, YMCA talk the importance of swim lessons, CPR after Albany drowning incident

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB)-Albany has seen its first child drowning death this summer after a 15-year-old boy drowned at an apartment complex. Carlos Lamar was the drowning victim. Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler says he was with his family at The Gardens on Whispering Pines. “He jumped into 8 feet of water trying to do as …

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