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Essex County Mental Health Services

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Jail is getting a big electronics upgrade intended to make the operation more efficient and safe. more

Nov 15, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun

The current opioid epidemic was caused by a deadly intersection of many factors: greed, fear, the quest to feel good, misinformation and legitimate efforts to treat acute and chronic pain. more

Oct 11, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

ELIZABETHTOWN — Two local mental health organizations will merge this fall. more

Jul 27, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — There will soon be a special Crisis Intervention Team in Essex County. more

Jun 13, 2017 3:45 PM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN – Essex County has tentatively agreed to pay $157,593 to the New York State Office of Medicaid Inspector General for alleged overpayments from the state for County Mental Health Services. more

May 31, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun 4 Comments

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ELIZABETHTOWN — One in five kids between 13 and 18 have, or will have, a serious mental illness. more

May 10, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — With help comes hope. more

Mar 15, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The search continues for a full-time psychiatrist at the county Office of Mental Health Services. more

Jan 10, 2017 2:30 PM The Sun

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WILLSBORO — The town has issued a state of emergency to safeguard residents against a rat-infested home. more

Dec 28, 2016 11:12 AM The Sun

WESTPORT — The Mental Health Association (MHA) in Essex County will celebrate their 50th anniversary at Ballard Park in downtown Westport, Saturday Oct. 1. more

Sep 29, 2016 10:00 AM The Sun

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Opening comes two years after last vacancy more

Sep 23, 2016 10:20 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Suicides in Essex County are down, and a coalition of agencies think they may be making a difference. more

Sep 17, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Many North Country residents are reluctant to discuss suicide for fear of public scrutiny. But it’s time to draw the issue into the light. more

Aug 16, 2016 7:00 PM The Sun

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ESSEX — The Essex Theatre Company 2016 summer season begins with Matt and Joanna Russell, in concert Wednesday July 13. more

Jul 4, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — The journey from transitioning from male to female was a struggle for Kelly Leigh Metzgar. more

Jun 7, 2016 1:00 PM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Movement is underway across a variety of fronts as state, federal and local officials continue their fight against opiate abuse. more

May 17, 2016 2:00 PM The Sun

PLATTSBURGH — CVPH’s Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit closed last week due to a lack of child psychiatrists. more

May 17, 2016 12:30 PM The Sun

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ALBANY – Peter Trout, Director of Clinton County Mental Health & Addiction Services, and Steve Valley, Director of Essex County Mental Health Services, were recently recognized as this region’s 2015 Health Systems Change Community Champions. more

Mar 8, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun

Corey Williams, 15, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday more

Jan 21, 2016 8:46 PM The Sun 6 Comments

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Thirty backpacks dotted the lawn of the Essex County Government Center last week. Each represented a local suicide victim who committed the deed between 2011-14. more

Sep 16, 2015 6:00 AM The Sun

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