Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

  • Under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, passed in 2008 but only now making its way into the workplace, treatment limits for substance abuse and mental health conditions such as depression are being lifted. http://bit.ly/aufYze
  • They are currently weighing several proposals in regards to those who are homeless in Hawaii- including flying them back to another state where family resides.  http://bit.ly/cTWMds
  • From the Deseret News in Utah: As recession deepens, families become the new face of homelessness. http://bit.ly/9whO20
  • Advocates for housing for homeless struggle to win over Dallas neighbors: The move to provide 700 homes for those who are homeless across Dallas has left residents in many neighborhoods complaining.  http://bit.ly/aqscKz
  • College Students Hide Hunger, Homelessness. http://bit.ly/9AyGcg
  • Pete Witte, from the National Alliance to End Homelessness talks on their blog about mental illness and homelessness. http://bit.ly/dpQ5k9

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