Club Nova awaits direction on its future « The Carrboro Citizen

When state Secretary of Health and Human Services Lanier Cansler addressed the 32nd annual Legislative Breakfast for Mental Health held last Saturday at the Friday Center, he reiterated his belief that mental health care reform, which state government embarked on in 2001, has failed and that an entirely new system must be built.

Karen Dunn, executive director of Carrboro’s Club Nova, agrees in principle. But the devil, she knows, is in the details. This proposed new system is only now beginning to take shape, subject to approval by the federal government, and Dunn is hopeful it will be flexible enough to encompass a full range of critical services, including those her organization provides.

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