KENTUCKY PARTICIPATES IN NATIONAL MENTAL ILLNESS AWARENESS WEEK PDF Print
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 06:43

This week is being marked as National Mental Illness Awareness Week. Particular attention to the week is being paid by mental health advocates in Kentucky.

 

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The state ranks in the bottom ten for per capita spending on mental health services, according to the Lexington Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The state’s advocates say more mentally ill Kentuckians are in jails and prisons than in Hospitals.

 

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That was Kelly Gunning, Creative Operations Director from the Lexington Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

 

 

 

This is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week- Today we are patting on the back the “Unseen First Responders”. Beverly Harbison and employees- Julie Greer, April Dunbar, Dennis Hatcher, Laura Lee Williams, Amy Houchin, Colleen Hamilton, Schelly Vance, Pan Lyons, Jim Spears, Lisa Shirley, Teresa Bull, Alison Burton, Matthew Vaughn, Bill Ekhardt, Bill Shoopman, Kathy Tyree, Joe Perry, Joann Eaton.

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