Keep track of the latest news on mental health issues.

Congress’ bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), would reduce funding for health coverage—from insurance plans to Medicaid—and put mental health care at risk. http://nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/24-Million-Will-Lose-Mental-Health... read more

No One Care About Crazy People– The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Illness in America Read More

A Bethlehem woman returns to Wegman’s and the YMCA despite being arrested for trespassing. http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/news/index.ssf/2017/04/why_this_woman_would_rather_go.html   Follow-up article: http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/bethlehem/ind... read more

Addressing mental illness in the homeless is a matter of taking a comprehensive, multi-partner approach that pairs psychiatry, medical care, funding and insurance and creating more safe places where people in need can live. http://www.lehighvalleylive.com... read more

A New Approach to Long-Term Care Allentown State Hospital closed in 2010. Extended Acute Care facilities in Northampton and Lehigh counties now provide long-term care required for individuals to successfully rejoin the community. Listen to Lehigh Valley D... read more

Amy Cocca: Lessons in Struggles with Mental Illness, Addiction Did Robin Williams and Philip Seymour Hoffman die because of weakness or moral failing? Or were other circumstances in play? Full article: http://www.mcall.com/opinion/yourview/mc-robin-willi... read more