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Public Health Budget

By | May 9th, 2012|General, Newborn Screening|

 The Governor signed the budget this week - here's a look at how some of it affects public health: Behavioral Health Services for folks that don’t Qualify for Medicaid The budget that was just signed includes about $39M in new funding for services for folks with a serious mental illness that don’t qualify for Medicaid.  [...]

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Home Visiting Needs Assessment

By | October 12th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Recent research on brain development has found long-term benefits for families when they receive home visits during pregnancy and after the birth of a child.  Benefits include enhanced child health and development, reduced child abuse and neglect, early identification and treatment of developmental delays and health issues, improved pregnancy outcomes, improved self-sufficiency of the family, [...]

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