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Action, Getting Results.
Lebanon PA 17046
If you demand open government and appreciate
transparency, like the 24/7 access to YouTube
videos of meetings..., drop me a note to receive email
Thank you for your help and support
during this campaign. Your unwavering commitment is
the wind beneath my wings.
On election day, every vote matters. You
matter! And I can't win this race without you.
you for your support and for all that you do.
Sincerely, Jo Ellen
People Above Politics
Team Litz: Treasurer, Cathy Garrison
Honorary Chair: Lt.
Gov. Catherine Baker Knoll --a woman who broke the glass ceiling and
contributed greatly to PA politics; born
in 1930, died
November 12, 2008.
Swatara Watershed Association
American Business Women's Association
Lebanon County Commission for
Democratic Club of Lebanon Valley
Club of Lebanon
Web site paid for by Jo Ellen Litz.
Lebanon County Mental Health/Intellectual
To assure the availability of quality mental health and mental
retardation services in Lebanon County, which are effectively managed and
responsive to a changing health care environment, and which meet the
clinical and support needs of persons with mental disabilities and their
families in ways which are least restrictive and least disruptive to the
lives of the person and the family and which enable the person and the
family to function at the highest possible level and to live as
independently as possible in the community.
Contact DIRECTOR KEVIN SHRUM and his staff at 220 E Lehman St., Lebanon
or call 274-3415. Over the past two years, MHMR has served an annual total
of ,576 consumers in FY 97/98, and 2,181 consumers in FY 98/99.
Crisis Intervention, located at the Good Samaritan Hospital, is
contracted to handle emergency aid.
|Beginning with the new budget year, at the request of the Lebanon
County Mental Health Volunteer Support Initiative headed by Dr. John
Biever, a Compeer mentoring program for deinstitutionalized mentally ill
adults will help alleviate the isolation and anxiety faced after being
released from a state institution. Compeer could also save Lebanon County
the cost of sending people back to institutions when they fail to make it
living on their own.|
|Volunteers will undergo a four hour training program on how to support
patients, befriending them and helping them "feel at home in their
|Studies show Compeer-paired patients are rehospitalized a third less
often than those without similar support. |
First & Third Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, Meets at Lebanon family
Health Services, 1 Cumberland St., Second Floor
Second and Fourth Tuesdays, 10 AM, meets at Moravian
Church, 10th and Spring Streets, Lebanon
Panic Disorder Support
Third Wednesday of each month 6:30 PM meets at St.
Andrews Presbyterian Church, 600 S. 12th St., Lebanon
Call the MHA office, 273-5781 for information.
PENNSYLVANIA-LEBANON COUNTY AFFILIATE
A membership organization for
persons with a serious mental illness, their families, friends and
professionals. Call toll-free in Pa 1-800-223-0500. In Lebanon
call: Sylvia Shoup 838-5350; Robert Kline 273-8464; or Crisis at
274-3363. Meetings held the last Tuesday evening of the month, 7:30pm,
Good Samaritan Hospital, 4th & Walnut Sts., Classroom 3, Lebanon PA