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Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn To Close Mental Institutions In Tinley, Jacksonville

Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday that he plans to close a Tinley Park mental hospital and a Jacksonville center for people with developmental disabilities as he ramps up efforts to move people out of state institutions and into group homes or other kinds of community care.

01/19/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn Signs Deal To Keep Mental Health Facilities Open

Gov. Pat Quinn signed a budget deal into effect Monday aimed at avoiding the closure of seven mental health centers.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

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State Official: There’s Still Hope For Facilities Quinn Plans To Close

There is hope for the seven state facilities that Gov. Pat Quinn wants to close.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

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Activists, Patients Speak Against Closing Tinley Park Mental Health Center

Former patients, community groups and officials of hospitals in the south suburbs on Tuesday asked a legislative committee not to close the Tinley Park Mental Health Center.

WBBM Newsradio–11/01/2011