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Access to mental healthcare is a barrier for many

Pa. has new law that could make mental health treatment more available
By Scott LaMar/WITF

Twin Cities PBS’ “Facing Suicide” Offers Information, Resources and Hope

If you are thinking about suicide or you know someone in emotional crisis, call or text 988 any time for confidential, free, crisis support.

By Christina Zeiders

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What role does mental illness play in gun violence?

The gun bill passed by Congress and signed by President Biden last week includes new money for the treatment of mental illness. Will it stop the rash of mass shooting around the country?

By Scott LaMar/WITF

People with mental illness to lose home over Norristown land deal

“The system is really at a critical point now.”

By Brett Sholtis

Understanding grief through Mary Todd Lincoln’s life and experience

Also on the program: Cannabis laws in neighboring states apply to out-of-state purchasers

By Merideth Bucher/WITF