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Georgia is Addressing America’s Mental Health Crisis

The U.S. is experiencing a national mental health crisis that emerged well before COVID-19. According to the National Institutes of Health, one in five American adults, or roughly 52 million people, struggles with mental illness– and less than half receive treatment. The statistics are consistent in Georgia with more than 2 million of the state’s 10.7 million residents living with mental illness.
GEORGIA STATE
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Mental Health in Kids

It’s been a long 21 months for all of us and the effects of the pandemic are felt by everyone, including the kids. Everything changed for them, how they went to school, social activities, sports, etc. TCL reporter Kelli Hanson has seen it in her own kids. She’s heading up a three part series called, Conversations on Kids and Mental Health.
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Unwell Up North: Northern Michigan's Mental Health Crisis

Support and services lacking for all but especially for the group most in need: our youth. If you’ve tried finding a therapist for yourself or your child lately, you’ve probably had a hard time. That’s because northern Michigan doesn’t have the capacity to handle the huge spike in demand for mental health care services that COVID-19 triggered, local mental health professionals say.
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Give the Gift of Justice This Holiday Season

Since 2015, police in New York City have killed at least 18 people experiencing mental health crises — 15 of whom were people of color. The killings are a microcosm of police violence around the world. Mental illness is not a crime, but its criminalization has fueled the over-representation of...
NEW YORK CITY, NY
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Ktunaxa Nation declares Mental Health State of Emergency

A state of emergency has been officially declared regarding the looming mental health crisis within Ktunaxa Territory (?amak?is). The governments involved with the executive call are Ktunaxa Nation, Yaq?it ?a·knuq?i?it, ?akisq?nuk, Yaqan Nu?kiy and ?aq?am. “The Ktunaxa governments are proud of our work on the frontlines during these crises, and...
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