Living With Someone Who Suffers From Mental Illness? Here’s When To Call The Police

Living With Someone Who Suffers From Mental Illness? Here’s When To Call The Police

If you’re in the difficult position of caring for a loved one with mental illness during the COVID-19 epidemic, when is it time to involve law enforcement? With many of us under lockdown orders, actively sheltering in place — and those of us who aren’t in lock-down still practicing intensive...

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Medicaid Benefits Become More Difficult to Access

Illinois Medicaid Program Advanced Cloud Technology (IMPACT) program

As of November 1, 2019, any prescription, referral, or order for medical tests must be written by a medical professional who is enrolled in the Illinois Medicaid Program Advanced Cloud Technology (IMPACT) program. This change applies to physicians, dentists, podiatrists, optometrists, and any other medical professionals such as physician assistants...

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Mental Health and Addiction Parity Month

Mental Health and Addiction Parity Month | State of Illinois Mental Health Proclamation

Since the inception of health care, mental illness has always been denied by insurance companies.  That is changing fast as mental health parity laws have been the conversation among the many that have been denied the same services afforded to those with physical ailments for decades. However, Illinois Governor Bruce...

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