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Updated: June 22, 2022 | 6:40 pm

Ken Burns Presents “Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness”

“Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness” provides a window into the daily life with mental health challenges – from seemingly insurmountable obstacles to stories of hope and resilience. The film confronts the issue of stigma, discrimination, awareness, and silence and helps shift the public perception of mental health issues today.

By Christina Zeiders

Pennsylvania mental health advocates hopeful for funding increase

Funding for county programs has been flat since 2007, while costs and demand have gone up.
By Brett Sholtis

More focus on mental health since the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has only increased anxiety, stress, loneliness, panic attacks and more.

By Scott LaMar

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As 988 hotline goes live in Pennsylvania, crisis centers need workers

Pennsylvania crisis intervention centers are facing a staffing shortage at a time when demand is expected to increase.

By Brett Sholtis

Pennsylvania attorney general calls for more mental health support in schools

Pennsylvania’s Safe2Say Something program was intended to help prevent violence in schools, but many students have been using it to share mental health concerns.

By Julia Zenkevich/WESA

WITF’s “One More Moment” project tells powerful stories of life after suicide or suicide attempt

WITF has launched a new project that not only talks about suicide but does it in a different way. It’s called “One More Moment”

By Scott LaMar

Pa. farmers dealing with stress, mental health issues have a new resource for help

A federal grant funds the ‘AgriSafe Helpline’ effort.
By Brett Sholtis

County commissioners push for more money toward mental health services among top 2022 priorities

The county leaders are advocating for $28 million to fund community crisis services and residential mental health services.

By Gabriela Martínez