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Local News
3:59 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Louisville Officials Introduce Program Meant to Help Jailed Mentally Ill People

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An initiative that aims to work against the cycle of incarcerating people that suffer from mental illness is taking hold in Louisville.

The Assertive Community Treatment will seek out people who, because of mental illness, continuously cycle through the corrections system. The initiative  is meant to  provide needed services and treatment to help the person successfully reintegrate into society.

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Politics
2:16 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Kentucky's Mental, Behavioral Health Centers Prepare for Influx of Newly-Insured Patients

Seven Counties Services CEO Tony Zipple

As Kentucky officials continue to implement the provisions of the Affordable Care Act, doctors are preparing for a rush of new patients in every sector of the health care industry.

Seven Counties Services CEO Tony Zipple says at least 25 percent of uninsured Americans have behavioral issues that need attention. And once the Affordable Care Act takes effect, he's expecting to see a flood of newly-insured patients seeking treatments.

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