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Guiding Principles for Health and Human Services Ahead of the FY22 Budget

Illinois Partners and 20+ statewide health and human service associations and coalitions are jointly advocating for prioritized investment for Health and Human Services in Illinois. Health and Human Services are an essential part of a robust economy and are critical to rebuilding Illinois. As such, they must be adequately funded, Our proposed “Guiding Principles for Health and Human Services Ahead of the FY22 Budget” can be found here

COVID-19 and Mental Health

A number of issues were discussed at last week’s McLean County and Peoria Local Area Council meeting, including the effect of Covid-19 on Mental Health. According to studies, nearly 1 in 5 Covid-19 patients develop a mental illness within three months of testing positive for the virus, further emphasizing the need for fully funded and available human services.  Read more here.

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