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Chicago Mental Health Centers

Joseph Erbentraut

Protesters Put City 'On Trial' For Mental Health Clinic Closures

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 06.21.2012 | Chicago

As advocates pled not guilty Monday to charges that they had trespassed during a sit-in demonstration at a Chicago mental health clinic, they sought t...

6 Arrested During Protest Of Mental Health Clinic Closures

Posted 06.13.2012 | Chicago

While six of the city's 12 mental health clinics have now been closed for nearly two months, Chicago's Mental Health Movement, a group of clients and ...

Missed Opportunities

DeAngelo Bester | Posted 06.25.2012 | Chicago
DeAngelo Bester

Making sure everyone pays their fair share is extremely important, but we need to make sure that the money generated is used for programs and services that invest in human needs, redress inequalities and expand opportunities for everyone.

Dozens Arrested in Attempt to Save Public Mental Health Clinics in Chicago

Mark Cassello | Posted 06.13.2012 | Chicago
Mark Cassello

Those who owe their lives to the Woodlawn Adult Health Center have a difficult time believing the city would shutter it.

PHOTOS: Protesters Occupy Mental Health Clinic

Posted 04.17.2012 | Chicago

Updated story As Chicago prepares to shutter six of the city's 12 mental health clinics, clients, providers and advocates barricaded themselves in ...

With Mental Health Clinic Closures Imminent, Protesters Take To The Streets

John Fecile | Posted 05.09.2012 | Chicago
John Fecile

March 6, Chicagoans across the city took to the streets to rally against the proposed closures of six of the city's twelve mental health clinics over the next month and a half.

Mental Health Advocates Pan Rahm's Planned Clinic Closures

Posted 01.21.2012 | Chicago

The Chicago Mental Health Movement released a report Thursday outlining the long-term costs of Mayor Emanuel's proposed cuts and condemning the closur...

Stimulus Money Will Keep Mental Health Clinics Open After All

Chi-Town Daily News | ALEX PARKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On a day of twists and turns on the fate of four city-run mental health clinics, the mayor's office announced that the centers will stay open with the...

Mental Health Clinics Closing Despite Daley's Comments

Chi-Town Daily News | ALEX PARKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a confusing turn of events, four city-run mental health centers appeared to be closing today, despite a reprieve by the mayor Tuesday designed to k...

Stimulus Money Could Keep Mental Health Centers Open

Chi-Town Daily News | ALEX PARKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Nearly $10 million of federal stimulus money is earmarked for substance abuse and mental health services in Chicago, and opponents of a plan to close ...