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Report: People with Serious Mental Illness in Long-Term Care

Alternatives to placing people with mental illness in institutions has been evolving over the years. There has been an increase in advocacy for solutions such as community-based treatment, peer support, and supportive housing. However, an ongoing shortage of psychiatric beds...

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SSI vs SSDI: 3 Big Differences

SSI and SSDI are both federal programs that provide cash payments to people who meet the federal definition of disabled. But SSI helps people with disabilities with a limited income, and SSDI doesn’t care about income.

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Website Shares Programs, Services for Disability Community

There are so many programs and services available for people with disabilities that it can make your head spin. Fortunately, the federal government has created a Web site that collects information about a wide variety of state and federal resources...

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