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Man hunched over, looking depressed
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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.

Bill Wasson
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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.

Carlo Robustelli
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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.

BHCC meets in Bloomington
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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 Health Department
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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.