Tag:Mental health

  • Mental Health Reform’s ‘Perfect Storm’

    GREENSBORO — So far, mental health reform in North Carolina has not gone smoothly. A report card recently issued by the North Carolina Psychiatric Association said that mental health reform “ran into a perfect storm’ of adverse events, among them budget problems, Medicaid shortfalls and increased populations of those needing…

  • Counties Take Forward Step on Mental Health

    North Carolina counties have submitted the first part of their strategic plans to reform mental-health care. The actions, required by state law, represent a large step forward in a process that is expected to be completed by 2007. The state plans to close Dorothea Dix Hospital in Raleigh and John…