Monthly Archives February 2014

Enormous step forward for those with mental illness

For the Monitor – Monday, February 10, 2014 For many years, mental illness has been a silent epidemic, fought by families and caregivers under the stigma of an issue that shouldn’t be discussed. Not anymore. I applaud Gov. Maggie Hassan for highlighting the issue in her State of the State address. The governor recognizes the pressing need for new resources to address some of the shortfalls in services for this vulnerable population. The governor rightfully understands the crisis in mental health must be addressed on many fronts: ∎ Community-based services must be appropriately funded. ∎ Services must be evidence-based and measured in
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