Mental Health

 
 
Coexisting with COVID

Coexisting with COVID: Coping with Stress and Anxiety

07.19.22

As people with disabilities, we are used to isolation due to mobility issues and lack of effective transportation. This causes...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Access Living Testimony – Human Services, Health Care Availability and Accessibility and Mental Health and Addiction

10.20.21

Thank you for this opportunity to testify. My name is Dr. Angel Miles and I’m the Healthcare and Home and...

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Advocacy Alerts

Advocacy Alert: Crunch Time for CESSA! Take Action Today

05.17.21

Access Living friends and allies: On 5/18, the CESSA bill will be heard by Illinois Senators in the Behavioral and...

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Advocacy News

Updates on Our Current Work on Illinois State Disability Bills

04.26.21

Today, we'd like to update you on the status of several important disability-related bills in the Illinois legislature. Each year...

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Advocacy Alerts

URGENT ILLINOIS ACTION ALERT: Support CESSA Today!

04.21.21

Today, disability advocates across Illinois are calling on our legislators to support the Community Emergency Services and Support Act (CESSA). CESSA is...

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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Statement on Mass Shootings

03.31.21

Connecting mental illness to mass shootings is inappropriate and dangerous. It exacerbates and promotes harmful, inaccurate stereotypes about people with...

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Advocacy Alerts

ACTION ALERT: Support Illinois CESSA Bill

03.18.21

Access Living friends and allies, This Friday, March 19, the Community Emergency Services and Support Act (CESSA) will be heard...

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Advocacy Alerts

Action Alert: Alternatives for Mental/Behavioral 911 Response in Illinois

03.09.21

Access Living friends and allies, Today, we'd like to ask Illinois advocates to help support the Community Emergency Services and...

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Advocacy Alerts

Day Five: Action Week for Illinois Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA)

10.16.20

Today is Day Five of Access Living's Week of Action to support the Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA)....

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Advocacy Alerts

Day Four: Action Week for Illinois Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA)

10.15.20

Today is Day Four of Access Living's Week of Action to #SupportCESSA. We're asking you to contact your Illinois State...

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