Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • “Many fewer families have been placed in hotels this winter versus last winter,” but struggles for homeless families in D.C. still persist: http://wapo.st/YZxvnY
  • New study finds that smoking rates for people with mental illnesses have not declined as quickly as smoking rates in the general population: http://nyti.ms/WyVMPe
  • Fairfax County offered its employees a two-day training course in mental health first aid last week: http://wapo.st/XeaYku

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