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Santa Barbara County Finds Success With Co-Response Mental Health Teams | Mental health in crisis

Lenny Marcus came home from work one night about six years ago and found his adult son inconsistent sitting on the floor of his Goleta home surrounded by his own vomit. Marcus remembered how his son, who was 24 at the time, could barely speak; he knew they would have to go to the hospital …

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Salem Health Councilor Calls For Per Capita Increase | News, Sport, Work

SALEM – Salem’s health commissioner, Alanna Stainbrook, has officially called for an increase in the department’s per capita amount from $ 5 to $ 7 for every resident of the city. “I know that you are working on a tight budget and with the services provided by the department, it is not an unreasonable request”, …

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GHEC focuses on mental health | News, Sport, Work

ABOVE: From left: Lindsey Keithahn, Granada Huntley East Chain (GHEC) social worker Kari McGregor, and GHEC middle and high school principal Taylor Topinka. Keithahn recently began providing in-person therapy sessions for GHEC students. GRANADA – Granada Huntley East Chain School District (GHEC) has contracted with Lindsey Keithahn, an outpatient therapist, to provide school-related mental health …

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Tests needed to determine if PPE odors endanger health, expert says | News, Sport, Work

News Photo by Steve Schulwitz On Monday the Decorative Panels International plant in Alpena is located on the banks of the Thunder Bay River and Lake Huron. The plant is the source of a bad smell that aroused the ire of the residents. On Monday the Municipal Council of Alpena went behind closed doors to …

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Opens Truck Repair Business in Golden Spike Park | News, Sport, Work

Matt Ertman is pictured on the left in front of the new facility that houses Ertman Truck Repair. It is located in the Golden Spike Business Park. Following in the footsteps of many of the county’s up-and-coming entrepreneurs, Matt Ertman strives to become a true Renaissance man. Ertman entered the world of corporate ownership with …

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Bill Biden to Help Millions of People Escape Higher Healthcare Costs | News, Sport, Work

WASHINGTON – Millions of people in the United States will be spared large increases in healthcare costs next year after President Joe Biden signed a law extending generous subsidies for those who buy plans through federal and state markets. Large climate, tax and healthcare bill sets aside $ 70 billion over the next three years …

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Tri-Lake Youth Hockey Risks Cancellation Due to Staff Shortage | News, Sport, Work

Right, Buzzy Rickard, a local hockey official, drops the puck during a face-off between Saranac Lake Placid’s Bailey Bartholomew and a Niskayuna hockey player during a game at the Saranac Lake Civic Center on December 3, 2021. ‘company – Parker O’ Brien) LAKE SARANAC – For years, the Tri-Lakes region has hosted multiple hockey games …

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A new welding business is born in ‘Bago | News, Sport, Work

Tyler Nepp faces his new business, TNepp Metals, located on Highway 109. Tyler Nepp’s journey took him from Lake Wilson, where he grew up, to Winnebago, where he currently lives. The two cities, otherwise separate communities, have been connected throughout Nepp’s life through his family and his career in welding. Now, Nepp has been residing …

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