Group urges public to pressure legislature – Winston-Salem Journal

GREENSBORO – Doing more with less may be a necessary economic strategy these days.

But to a group of advocates and providers of behavioral-health care yesterday, the combination of continuing cuts in financing and the inability to get the attention of their elected officials has them wondering how much more they, clients and family members can bear.

The Coalition, a statewide advocacy group, held the third of six town-hall meetings at Dana Auditorium at Guilford College, which drew more than 100 attendees. The group represents 40 organizations advocating for more state money from the General Assembly.

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