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“The State of Mental Health in America” report links access to care and mental illness as key metrics

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Airdate: Wednesday, October 20, 2021

As COVID-19 spread throughout the United States, it not only resulted in greater morbidity and mortality but it also had disastrous effects on the mental health of the nation.

The pandemic is different than other “calamities” that impacted the United States, in certain regions or populations. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire population of the country.

Mental Health America (MHA), released their annual report, “The State of Mental Health in America” for 2022 and President and CEO Schroeder Stribling appears on Smart Talk Wednesday to analyze their findings.

For more on mental health plus a deeper look at the changing tide of healthcare–check out WITF’s Transforming Health. Online at, a partnership of WITF, WellSpan Health and Capital Blue Cross.

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