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Students, counselors work to destigmatize mental illness

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

November 1, 2015

Leading mental health organizations are saying the negative portrayal of the mentally ill in media and entertainment continues to discourage treatment, leading to grave consequences.Only 50 percent of college students with a menta...

Budget cuts could eliminate programs

By Tyler Davis, @TDavis_DE

April 20, 2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget cuts could diminish programs that give students professional experience and Carbondale residents affordable mental healthcare.Officials at SIU’s Clinical Center were asked to prepare a budget for...

Rehabilitation center faces budget crisis

By Ahmad Hicks, @AhicksSports_DE

March 24, 2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner has proposed budget cuts that could wipe out drug and alcohol treatment for more than 7,000 Illinois residents.Rauner’s Feb. 18 proposal would eliminate $27.6 million from the $127 million budget of the Illinois Dep...

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