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Gov. Wolf: Reach Out PA New Online Feedback Form Seeks Public Input on Mental Health Resource Needs

Governor Tom Wolf today introduced an online form for Pennsylvanians to provide feedback on mental health barriers, services and how the state can better support people’s mental health needs. The creation of the form is on the heels of the governor’s Jan. 2 announcement of Reach Out PA: Your Mental Health Matters initiative to reduce…

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Reach Out PA: Suicide Prevention Task Force Calls for Removing Stigma and Barriers to Care

Governor Tom Wolf today announced the initial report of Pennsylvania’s Suicide Prevention Task Force based on the statewide listening sessions held throughout fall 2019. The work of the Suicide Prevention Task Force is a complement to the goals and strategies surrounding the governor’s Reach Out PA: Your Mental Health Matters initiative announced earlier this month…

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Gov. Wolf Hosts Roundtable on New Initiative: Reach Out PA: Your Mental Health Matters

Governor Tom Wolf today hosted a roundtable of Lehigh Valley mental health advocates and providers, legislators, and cabinet members to discuss the Reach Out PA: Your Mental Health Matters initiative he announced yesterday and to hear from the group about specific needs related to access and reducing the stigma surrounding mental health care. “It’s incredibly…

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Pennsylvania Launches ‘Reach Out PA: Your Mental Health Matters’

Governor Tom Wolf today announced a focused multi-agency effort and anti-stigma campaign, ‘Reach Out PA: Your Mental Health Matters,’ aimed at expanding resources and the state’s comprehensive support of mental health and related health care priorities in Pennsylvania. The governor announced several initiatives and reviews the administration will undertake for commonwealth agencies to bolster the…

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Wolf Administration Announces Second Round of Funding to Recruit and Retain Physicians Addressing the Opioid Crisis

The Wolf Administration today announced that the state will allocate another $5 million in federal funding to a loan repayment program for health care practitioners providing medical and behavioral health care and treatment for substance use disorder and opioid use disorder in areas where there is high opioid-use and a shortage of health care practitioners.…

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