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Mental Health Transition Program Scales Up Across State

Mental Health Transition Program Scales Up Across State

People with mental health issues making the transition to more independent living will get a bit more help with a new program. By Rachel..

May 21, 2015 with 0 Comments
Medical Tax Exemption Gets Restored in House Budget

Medical Tax Exemption Gets Restored in House Budget

Republican lawmakers are reconsidering some of the measures passed under tax reform in 2013. By Rose Hoban When Leila Hamilton retired from..

May 19, 2015 with 0 Comments
Networking to Meet Critical Needs in the Mountains

Networking to Meet Critical Needs in the Mountains

In the far-west counties of the state, finding services for special-needs kids is a chore. The Family Support Network is up for the..

May 18, 2015 with 1 Comment
Act Allows People with Disabilities to be More ABLE

Act Allows People with Disabilities to be More ABLE

A bill filed this week would allow for people with disabilities and their families to save without the fear of losing their other benefits...

March 25, 2015
Group Home Funding Runs Dry

Group Home Funding Runs Dry

Without adequate funds, group homes for people with mental health and developmental disabilities are at risk of closure. By Rose Hoban..

February 23, 2015
Top 10 Health Care Stories of 2014

Top 10 Health Care Stories of 2014

December 30, 2014
Lawmakers Look to Support People with Traumatic Brain Injury

Lawmakers Look to Support People with Traumatic Brain Injury

People in North Carolina with traumatic brain injury are closer to getting more state funds for treatment. By Rose Hoban Becky and Larry..

December 4, 2014
Clubhouse Offers Support, Lessons in Advocacy for Brain Injured

Clubhouse Offers Support, Lessons in Advocacy for Brain Injured

People with brain injuries find help and fellowship at a program in Raleigh. By Brenda Porter-Rockwell Editor’s Note: Because of the..

October 2, 2014
For Autistic Adults, Coverage Options Are Scarce

For Autistic Adults, Coverage Options Are Scarce

By Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News It’s getting easier for parents of young children with autism to get insurers to cover a..

September 23, 2014
Peer-support Counselors Add Critical Assistance to Mental Health System

Peer-support Counselors Add Critical Assistance to Mental Health System

A new breed of counselors are getting trained to help out in the mental health system, and they know the system well. Peer-support..

August 21, 2014
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