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Looking to the future for local mental health services in Klamath County

From the Klamath Herald and News, January 14, 2014 The Klamath Youth Development Center has more changes on the horizon than a new name — changes which will spur improvements in mental health services in the coming months. Since KYDC … Continue reading

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Will Klamath Youth Development Center do a better job for less money?

From the Klamath Herald and News, September 4, 2013 When the Klamath County commissioners decided to transfer the mental health department to a nonprofit, they did it because the county was no longer financially able to provide the service. But … Continue reading

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Mental health employees get layoff notices – Transition to CCO makes budget situation unclear

From the Klamath Falls Herald and News, June 6, 2013 About 81 employees from Klamath County Behavioral Health and Wellness, formerly the mental health department, received 30-day layoff notifications Tuesday. Department head Amanda Bunger said all the department’s employees received … Continue reading

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Klamath County still at odds over mental health care

By Diane Lund-Muzikant, The Lund Report, Dec. 5, 2012 A last-ditch effort is under way in Klamath County to mediate the dispute over mental health services for the nearly 13,000 people on the Oregon Health Plan. State officials have intervened … Continue reading

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