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Due to lack of funding and stigma, law enforcement is often on the front lines for mental health crises and the aftermath of suicides in California's Mendocino County.
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In California's Mendocino County, startling rates of suicide highlight a severe lack of access to mental health care.
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Coverage gained under the ACA allowed one writer to start transitioning. This is one in a series of four perspectives on the impact of Obamacare.
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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) is responsible for U.S. mental health policy. The General Accounting Office found it does a poor job and now a new report shows SAMHSA Administrator Pam Hyde lost the confidence of the agency employees.

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This three part series will be looking into mental health care among black communities within the U.S. Focusing on access, stigmas and cultural views toward mental health.

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An extended response to DJ Jaffe's post, titled "8 Myths About Serious Mental Illness."

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How many mental health patients receive the care that they need? Not enough, say Tulare County health officials.

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Indian country is a very different world from the one most of us mainstream reporters inhabit. Here are some ways to make stories about Native Americans easier to put together and more accurate.

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Native teens and twenty-somethings are killing themselves at an alarming pace. For those 15 to 24, the rate is 3.5 times that of other Americans and rising.

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