Mental health changes move forward « The Carrboro Citizen

It’s pretty much a given that when the federal government approves a new designation of mental health care provider proposed by the state’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) there will be fewer agencies providing services in North Carolina. The question raised by mental health care consumer advocates is whether fewer agencies providing a more comprehensive suite of services will better serve those with mental illness. And smaller agencies, a great many of which are minority owned, are concerned that they’re going to be driven out of business in this move to consolidate.

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