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Tag: BIENNIAL BUDGET

Dec.
3rd

BUDGET: Stop targeting mentally ill

After reviewing the 2013-2014 Proposed Biennial budgets, I am concerned about the changes that will be implemented to the human services agencies.

Although I am aware that cuts needs to be implemented to offset the budget, I am concerned about the any further taxes on mental health clients. As a provider, I am irritated by the ongoing attempts that may cause financial strain on those with a mental illness diagnosis. As city, we often are talking about the inability to find resources, but our children, mentally ill clients and impoverished community members seem to be targeted.

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