mental health

8:23 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Two Directors Suspended from Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital During Investigation

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Suspensions will last duration of investigation
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The director of the Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital at 1312 Oakland Drive and the hospital's director of nursing are currently suspended pending an investigation by the Michigan Department of Community Health into three allegations of neglect involving patients.
7:28 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Mental Health Legislation Sponsored by Stabenow Signed Into Law

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Program will start with eight state, two year pilot project
President Barack Obama signed into law Tuesday legislation sponsored by Sen. Debbie Stabenow that would expand access to community mental health services.
10:42 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Stabenow says "significant" movement on mental health bill

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Legislation would allow community mental health centers to bill Medicaid for mental health treatments, like physical health services
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow said a "significant" step was made last week toward expanding mental health care in the U.S. On Thursday, the Excellence in Mental Health Act passed the Senate Finance Committee as part of a bill that would allow Medicaid to help cover mental health care at community centers.
Arts & More
5:06 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Street artist makes mental health installation with Kalamazoo teens

Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

“You’re crazy.” Those words might not hurt you, but to someone with a mental illness or disability it’s a phrase they have to deal with all too often. Artist Patrick Hershberger, also known as Bonus Saves, has collaborated with a youth group to create art that stresses how important language can be in mental health. It will be in the Park Trades Center’s Saniwax Gallery. The main reception is on Friday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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