Health and Human Services

State Studying Changes At Bridgewater State Hospital
(Associated Press) - Massachusetts Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders is pledging to take a fresh look at the way the state treats those with serious mental illnesses and debilitating substance abuse problems who get caught in the criminal justice system...
Few Answers About Migrant Children Coming to Mass.
A state official says it remains unclear how many unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border illegally will be temporarily detained in Massachusetts and how many could stay in the state longer.
Secretary of Health and Human Services John Polanowicz was among officials who brief…
Senators Make Plea For Home-Heating Funds
U.S. senators from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are among a group of 40 calling on the federal government to release funds for a program that helps low-income people pay their heating bills.
 
    The bipartisan group of senators sent a joint letter urging U.S. D...