behavioral health John M. Scott Commission Announces $450K In Health, Wellness Grants By Mary Cullen • Jul 22, 2019 Mary Cullen / WGLT The John M. Scott Health Care Commission announced it will award up to $450,000 in grants to health service agencies this fiscal year. Illinois Budget Includes First 'Significant Rate Increase' In Years For Behavioral Health By Christine Herman • Jun 4, 2019 flickr/findrehabcenters (CC BY 2.0) The new state budget awaiting Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s signature includes what advocates say is a much-needed $80 million increase in funding for mental health and addiction treatment. Wasson Honored For Vision In Guiding Mental Health Plans By Eric Stock • May 30, 2019 Eric Stock / WGLT Friday is the last day Bill Wasson reports to work after a nearly 34-year run in McLean County government, where he spent the last eight as its top administrator. McLean County Approves Telepsychiatry Treatment To Help Fill Gap By Eric Stock • Dec 18, 2018 Jeff Smudde / WGLT McLean County Board members moved swiftly to fill sudden gaps in mental health care caused by the Center for Human Services' decision to stop accepting new clients for psychiatric treatment. County Behavioral Health Council Talks Solutions To Psychiatry Services Gap By Mary Cullen • Dec 14, 2018 Mary Cullen / WGLT McLean County will open a behavioral health triage center next year, filling a gap in adult psychiatric services after the Center for Human Services closed its doors to new clients earlier this month. McLean County Behavioral Health Forum Aims To Engage Youth By Eric Stock • Oct 4, 2018 Eric Stock / WGLT A psychologist who has studied social media is coming to McLean County to help adolescents better manage the technology that's taken over much of the lives.