Category: On The Record
Before the COVID-19 crisis took hold, demand for behavioral health services for children was rising. The pandemic has exacerbated that, according to Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago CEO Dr. Tom Shanley.
After nearly seven years with LeadingAge Illinois, Angela Schnepf recently took the reins of the association, which represents 354 members across the state.
SIU Medicine’s Dr. Jerry Kruse on expanding mental health services for Illinois farmers, rural communities
Gov. JB Pritzker joined advocates this week to announce the statewide expansion of a pilot program to aid farmers suffering mental health issues.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for better access to care for substance use disorders and mental health treatment, it’s also provided an opportunity to combat stigma, said Joel Johnson, the first Black CEO of Chicago’s Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities.