Health and Human Services

State Studies Changes
State Studies Changes
(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...
Are They Coming?
Are They Coming?
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 briefed Republican legislators Thursday during a meeting hosted by House GOP leader Brad Jones...