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2014 Topic Presentations

Posted by admin on May 28, 2014

June – Veterans and Mental Health July – no meeting August – Mental Health Court September – Sexual Identity October – Hoarding November – Prescription Abuse/Medical Marijuana December – no meeting   BHA meetings are on...

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June 3 webcast: “The IDHS FOID Mental  Health Reporting System”

June 3 webcast: “The IDHS FOID Mental Health Reporting System”

Posted by admin on May 23, 2014

New materials from the IL DHS regarding mental health reporting requirements for concealed carry: Webinar Flyer 060314 FOID brochure 4193 final_ FOID inpatient facilities training module 5-8-14 FOID outpatient facility training module 5-8-14 FOID Physician Licensed...

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Grundy County battling hoarding disorders

Grundy County battling hoarding disorders

Posted by admin on Mar 11, 2014

Shows about hoarding have become some of the most popular on television, but for as many as 1,000 Grundy County residents, the compulsive condition is a dangerous reality. With that in mind, Melissa Wasko, the “60-plus” therapist for the Grundy County Health...

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“Understanding Childhood Trauma” March 19th

“Understanding Childhood Trauma” March 19th

Posted by admin on Mar 4, 2014

For more information and to RSVP, please download this brochure:   March 19 Registration 2 pp    ...

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Concealed Carry update

Concealed Carry update

Posted by admin on Mar 4, 2014

LOCATION CHANGE: MORRIS MUNICIPAL SERVICES BUILDING, ROUTE 47 & CHAPIN STREET.  3:00 PM ON TUESDAY, MARCH 25TH. Sergeant Tanya Paquette of the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office will give BHA members an update on the Concealed Carry Law at the March 25th monthly...

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“Heroin…in my neighborhood?” April 10th

“Heroin…in my neighborhood?” April 10th

Posted by admin on Mar 4, 2014

“Heroin…in my neighborhood?” Thursday, April 10th 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Minooka Community High School Central Campus in the auditorium. This is the second time this forum will be presented. Previously was held in Coal City on January 15. This...

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New!  Hoarding work group

New! Hoarding work group

Posted by admin on Mar 4, 2014

In November 2013, the BHA hosted a half-day workshop on the issue of hoarding. Statistics say 1-2% of the population can be considered to be significant hoarders.  In Grundy County with a population of 50,000, that means that we could possibly have 500-1,000 residents...

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Handouts from Hoarding event

Handouts from Hoarding event

Posted by admin on Dec 5, 2013

Below are links to the four PowerPoint presentations used by the presenters at the November 22 event: Rick_Porter_Hoarding_Presentation_-_Final Compulsive_Hoarding_Morris_Presentation_11-2013 First_Responder_Challenges Hoarding in Grundy County powerpoint The link...

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