Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“The SAMHSA paper comes amid increasing scrutiny of the ability of America’s health care system to handle issues of mental illness.” Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Suffers From Mental Illness Each Year (Newsweek)

“In the year since revealing his secret, Aaron says he’s doing better. He has more friends and has been living in a foster home since October.”  A Homeless Teen Finds Solace in a Teacher And a Recording (NPR)

“A minimum wage increase that lifts many families out of poverty should therefore reduce public expenditure on this program. But the relationship may be more complex.” The Effects of Minimum Wages on SNAP Enrollments and Expenditures (Center for American Progress)

“With the proposed change, an accuser would need to demonstrate only a “preponderance of evidence,” or just enough to tip the scale in the applicant’s favor.” Maryland likely to ease burden of proof for domestic violence victims (Washington Post)

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August 18, 2021

Calvary Women's Services' In This Together 5k…

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