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MHA’s 94th Annual Convention & Trade Show
Osage Beach, Mo.
state and federal health policy developments
Staff Contact: Steve Renne
The Department of Social Services has issued a public notice that it is considering a one-year extension of the Gateway to Better Health Demonstration, which is scheduled to expire Dec. 31, 2017. The project is designed to provide health care coverage for low-income adults residing in St. Louis City and St. Louis Country.
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About 20 percent of Americans with an anxiety or mood disorder, such as depression, have an alcohol or other substance use disorder, and about 20 percent of those with an alcohol or substance use disorder also have an anxiety or mood disorder.
Source: Anxiety and Depression Association of America