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Social Media Posts Criticize the 988 Suicide Hotline for Calling Police. Here’s What You Need to Know.

If you or someone you know is thinking of suicide, help is available. Various resources are listed at the bottom ...
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When Mental Illness Leads to Dropped Charges, Patients Often Go Without Stabilizing Care

For seven years, Timothy Jay Fowler rotated between jail, forced psychiatric hospitalization, and freedom. No one is tracking how often ...
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Citing a Mental Health Crisis Among Young People, California Lawmakers Target Social Media

Karla Garcia said her son’s social media addiction started in fourth grade, when he got his own computer for virtual ...
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La línea de salud mental 988 se expande, pero no demasiado en las zonas rurales

La línea 988 de National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, que se lanzó el 16 de julio, fue diseñada como una herramienta ...
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Watch: Navigating Social Media After Mass Shootings

(Hannah Norman / KHN)Click here for a transcript of the interview. A University of Pennsylvania professor shares advice on navigating ...
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The US Mental Health Hotline Network Is Expanding, but Rural Areas Still Face Care Shortages

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s 988 phone number, which launched July 16, was designed as a universal mental health support ...
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Journalists Reexamine Mental Health Barriers, Gun Control Laws, and Homelessness

KHN correspondent Aneri Pattani discussed insurance coverage and behavior health carve-outs on Newsy’s “The Why” on July 20. She discussed ...
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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Drug Price Bill Is a Go in the Senate

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on Acast. You can also listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, ...
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Digital Mental Health Companies Draw Scrutiny and Growing Concerns

When Pat Paulson’s son told her he was feeling anxious and depressed at college, Paulson went through her Blue Cross ...
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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: A Chat With the Surgeon General on Health Worker Burnout

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