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LouisvilleKY’s Metro Corrections and Seven Counties Services launching new ‘Second Chance’ program

Goal is to reduce recidivism among ‘dual diagnosis’ inmates LOUISVILLE (September 20, 2016) – Mayor Greg Fischer announced a new program today that is designed to reduce recidivism at Louisville Metro Corrections by better ensuring that people arrested while battling mental health challenges and substance abuse get the support necessary to make more stable lives for themselves when released from jail. The Second Chance Reentry Grant Program is a two-year, $600,000 project, funded by the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Second Chance Act Reentry Program for Adults with Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Disorders. Seven Counties Services is the community…

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Some changes at the top of LouisvilleKY’s city government

Mayor Fischer names new Chief of Civic Innovation, Chief of Performance Improvement LOUISVILLE (August 24, 2016) — Two top leaders in Mayor Greg Fischer’s administration who helped build a data-driven culture of innovation have accepted new roles in the community that will allow them to continue their focus on making the Louisville region more entrepreneurial. Chief of Civic Innovation Ted Smith, who is passionate about healthcare and technology, will become a full-time entrepreneur again as CEO of Revon Systems, a young health technology company in Crestwood that is revolutionizing clinical trials while empowering patients to seek appropriate care through artificial…