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Mental Health is Rising to a Major Issue in Iowa and Ohio

July 22, 2015

Just as we were beginning to think the only way to have mental health become a candidate issue was for a Hillcrest Family Services staff person to bring it up at the question and answer period for visiting candidates, two Presidential hopefuls brought it up on their own.  Until this point, we had only found […]

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Visits Going Up Very Fast, Comments Going Up Slowly, Contributions Not Keeping Up

July 15, 2015

Through today there have been 71 declared Presidential candidate visit days in Iowa since June 3rd. By the end of the day on Sunday the 19th the number of visits will climb over 100. This is a great opportunity for Iowans to see in small settings the next Leader of the Free World. The number […]

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Candidates Can Be Engaged on Mental Health

July 14, 2015

Through one and a half months of tracking presidential candidates’ comments on mental health care, only four officially cited comments could be found by Hillcrest Family Services. I personally sought to engage one of the now nineteen confirmed Republican and Democratic candidates last night. I listened intently as Governor Bobby Jindal, appearing at the local […]

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We miss you Tom!

July 9, 2015

Hillcrest Family Services mourns the sudden passing of Tom Gassman last evening. Words cannot express our sadness or our level of sympathy for his family and friends. Tom, beloved by so many, was a tireless volunteer for Hillcrest’s Reflections in the Park for many years. Along with his band of fun loving, Dubuque loving, and […]

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