Tag: Northtown Rogers Park MHC

Photo essay: Mental health clinic closures - the faces of austerity

For most of the 75 people holding a sit-in outside of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office Monday, the fight against the closing of half of the city’s mental health centers is only the visible part of their battle. The other battle is inside. As person after person spoke Monday, they said they would not be able... Read more »

Mental health clinic closures begin Monday

On Monday, the first round of mental health center closures hit Rogers Park and Logan Square. Northwest MHC and Northtown Rogers Park MHC will be the first of six planned mental health center to shut over the next week. Under the city’s budget passed in November, the mental health clinics are the latest public service... Read more »