We simply cannot afford to balance our budget on the backs of people with mental illness

mental_health_cuts_claire_bien-4Connecticut is in a budgetary free-fall, but we need to apply the knife verrry carefully. We pay now, or we pay later, particularly when we cut programs for people with mental health issues.

Connecticut is a leader in preventing and ending homelessness. Will this budget crisis set us back? Depends on how we make our cuts. I wrote this for WNPR. And thank you, Ryan Caron King, for the wonderful photos.

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One response to “We simply cannot afford to balance our budget on the backs of people with mental illness

  1. Nicely done.
    Good luck. You’re going to need it.

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