West Side Activists Push For Special Tax To Fund Mental Health CenterIt’s not every day that homeowners agree to raise their own property taxes, especially when they’re not affluent, but a large group of West Side residents have done just that to pay for a new mental health facility.
Confidential Records Left Behind After Mental Health Centers ClosedGov. Pat Quinn's administration closed three health facilities in 2012 but left behind tractors and a forklift, an unidentified medical specimen and boxes full of confidential patient and employee records, an audit released Thursday said.
6 Arrested At Protest Of Mental Clinic ClosuresSix people were arrested Tuesday during a demonstration at city public health offices downtown.
Union: Quinn Is Striking Backroom Deals To Close Mental Health CentersLeaders at the state's largest public employee union are taking issue with what they believe are backroom deals being struck by Gov. Pat Quinn to close state mental health centers.