Mental Health Movement

Mental Health Protest

Anti-NATO Protesters Join Movement To Reopen Mental Health Clinics

With just two days to go before the NATO Summit begins, protesters are joining forces with the Mental Health Movement in their support to reopen clinics closed by the Emanuel administration.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2012

Matthew Ginsberg-Jaeckle, 29, of the 1200 block of East 52nd Street, was charged with aggravated battery to a peach officer and criminal trespass to state land. (Chicago Police Department)

Demonstrator Arrested, Six Others Cited, In Protest Over City’s Closing Of Mental Health Clinics

Seven advocates for mental health services got in trouble with police Monday as they protested the closing of city clinics by demonstrating outside Mayor Emanuel’s office.

04/30/2012

Clinic Protest

10 Arrested At Another Demonstration To Save Mental Health Clinic

Ten protesters were arrested Monday night after another protest at the Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic, which is set to close next week.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Mental Health Protest

Police Shut Down Another Protest At Mental Health Clinic

The fight is escalating to save a mental health clinic in the Woodlawn neighborhood, as protesters camp outside in the second high-profile demonstration in a week.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2012

A group of mental health advocates staged a protest of the city of Chicago's proposal to transfer mental health care from city clinics to privately run facilities on Tuesday at the University Club of Chicago, where Mayor Rahm Emanuel was speaking, but Emanuel avoided the protesters by going in a side door. (Credit: CBS)

City Officials: Mental Health Services Will Remain Strong

The Emanuel Administration is trying to reassure mental health advocates that patients will continue to receive good services, despite the city’s efforts to save money.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011