Rep. Rob Nosse, shown at a meeting of the Interim House Committee on Behavioral Health in June, has been tapped to head the Committee on Health Care — which could take on an expanded role next year if the two committees are merged.
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Discharging a patient without specialized addiction care can mean losing a crucial opportunity to intervene and treat someone at the hospital.
Oct 11, 2022
JEFF WHITE HAS BEEN ASSISTED SEVERAL TIMES IN RECENT YEARS BY CRISIS RESPONSE TEAMS THAT SERVE SOME RURAL COUNTIES IN IOWA. WHITE, WHO HAS DEPRESSION AND SCHIZOPHRENIA, CAN NOW CALL A STATE-RUN HOTLINE AND REQUEST A VISIT FROM MENTAL HEALTH WORKERS, RATHER THAN BEING ADMITTED TO A PSYCHIATRIC UNIT OR JAILED BY POLICE./KC MCGINNIS FOR KHN