ComWell’s Shea Haury addresses workforce issues

PROVIDED TESTIMONY–ComWell Executive Director Shea Haury (top picture) was part of a recent subject matter hearing addressing workforce issues for behavioral healthcare providers. Also pictured (at the bottom) participating in the hearing are Jud Deloss, Joel Johnson and Tom Britton.

ComWell’s Executive Director Shea Haury joined Illinois Association for Behavioral Health (IABH) members as advocates before the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health Committee regarding workforce shortages that directly impact local services.

Senator Laura Fine, chair of the Senate Behavioral and Mental Health Committee, convened a subject matter hearing on Friday, Oct. 22, regarding the ongoing crisis that behavioral healthcare providers are experiencing in retaining and recruiting staff.

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