Stuck in the Waiting Room
It can take a lot of courage for someone struggling with addiction to seek help. After much contemplation, when people make the choice to walk through the doors of Janus Community Clinic, they may be unpleasantly surprised to be put on a waiting list or denied treatment altogether.
“Depending on the time of year and how short we are on funding, [the wait list] can range from 30 to 90 days,” said Janus data analyst Lorraine Shuler.
CALPIRG Seeks to Prepare Students for Health Care Reform
When forced to take a leave of absence last year due to health reasons, second-year student and student health care advocate with the California Public Interest Research Group for Students (CALPIRG) Amy Coffin said she had learned firsthand the importance of health care coverage.