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A Pa. state commission on mental health makes recommendations for using ARPA money

A state commission on adult behavioral health released its recommendations on how to spend $100 million set aside from the American Rescue Plan..

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

As COVID-19 rages, Pa. hospitals tell ambulance crews they don’t want people in crisis

COVID-19 is adding stress to Pennsylvania’s underfunded behavioral health care system.

By Brett Sholtis

York County is hiring behavioral health ‘co-responders’ to work with police

The program aims to reduce arrests and connect people with treatment.

By Brett Sholtis

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‘Coaching Boys into Men’ program proves effective for Pittsburgh-area middle school athletes

New research finds the violence prevention program Coaching Boys into Men is effective in mitigating harmful behavior among middle school students.

By Katie Blackley/WESA

Pennsylvania needs to accept federal money for behavioral health clinics, organizations say

Behavioral health organizations from around the state are imploring Pennsylvania to change course, and allow them to access federal funding before it’s too late. 

By Sarah Boden/WESA