Category Archives: Mental Health Data: State

Carrboro Citizen: Mental Health Advocacy Day

Mental Health Advocacy Day

The Coalition will hold an Advocacy Day and Rally to advocate the protection of services and funding for mental health, developmental disability and addictive disease services on Wednesday at the General Assembly in Raleigh.

The Coalition represents individuals and organizations in North Carolina that advocate for persons needing services and support for mental health, developmental disabilities and addictive diseases. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and the rally will begin under the tent on the Legislature lawn at noon.
For more information on the event, contact Erin McLaughlin at 981-0740, ext. 507 or erin.mclaughlin (at) mha-nc.org

http://www.carrborocitizen.com/main/2009/05/14/mental-health-advocacy-day/

Carrboro Citizen: “Mental Health Advocates Say Consumer Voices Go Unheard”

Please see award winning writer Taylor Sisk’s latest article on mental health in the Carrboro Citizen.

Disability Rights North Carolina: Report on Discharge Planning

Disability Rights North Carolina is a non profit that provides legal representation to clients with mental illness or developmental disabilities. Disability Rights recently published a report titled”Deadly Transitions: A Devastating Breakdown in Discharge Planning”, the report can be found here.

Dying for Coverage in North Carolina

Families USA, a national non-profit who advocates affordable health care for all Americans, made a report about the level of insurance coverage in North Carolina. The report can be found here.