Mental health remains a crucial issue for Tech
The 29-year-old, from Thornton, Colo., was one of the victims in the Friday, July 20, 2012 Aurora, Colo. movie theater shooting. Childress was an Air Force cyber-systems operator based at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force) Alexander J. Boik This undated image provided by the family shows Alexander J.
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“There’s more demand [during the daytime] than we have capacity for.” In White Rock, Houde said, the evening group meeting is attended by 12 participants, but the clinic has 925 registered clients, the majority of whom visit during the day. The facility also receives 90 new referrals per month. All six clinics will close at 4:30 p.m. starting Sept. 1. In a statement issued today, however, BCNU president Debra McPherson noted night clinics are crucial for people who work or go to school during the day. “Mental health services need to be accessible to all,” she said.
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Fraser Health Authority cuts hours of mental health clinics
People recover. The skills learned through treatment help people lead happy, productive liveswhether learning to set boundaries in relationships, managing stress using healthy strategies or maintaining sobriety on a college campus. Such a significant number of college students return to campuses after getting treatment for addictions that universities across the country are implementing Collegiate Recovery Programs. As this portion of the Tech population rises, the GT Counseling Center has expanded its mental health services to include support for students in recovery. Students in recovery from addiction are invited to an informational meeting and free lunch on September 13 from 12-1:30 p.m. to learn more about these services.
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