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'The Living Room' helping keep mental health patients out of ER

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

The drop-in mental health clinic on State Street that has proved successful in de-escalating patient crises got a boost Monday: Donation of two years’ worth of salaries for its four employees, The Daily Gazette reports.

The Living Room Project of Ellis Medicine and Rehabilitation Support Services has helped more than 3,200 patients since it opened in October 2018, and is now averaging close to 100 guests a month. 

Health insurer CDPHP stepped up, hailing the facility’s effectiveness in a time of increased need for mental health services and a diminished corps of professionals able to provide those services. Read the full Gazette coverage here.

More media coverage of The Living Room and the support of partners such as CDPHP is below.

  Read the Times Union coverage here   Watch the News10 ABC coverage here

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