25 min

Answering the Call, Part 1: America’s New Mental Health Crisis Line Tradeoffs

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Starting July 16, 2022, anyone in the U.S. experiencing a mental health crisis will be able to dial 988 for help. We explore what it will take for this new nationwide hotline to meet the needs of millions of people struggling with suicide, addiction and mental illness.
Guests:
Andrea Harrison, Helpline Specialist, First Choice Services
Madhuri Jha, LCSW, MPH, Director, Kennedy-Satcher Center for Mental Health Equity, Morehouse School of Medicine
Ben Miller, PsyD, President, Well Being Trust
Hannah Wesolowski, MPA, Chief Advocacy Officer, National Alliance on Mental Illness
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Starting July 16, 2022, anyone in the U.S. experiencing a mental health crisis will be able to dial 988 for help. We explore what it will take for this new nationwide hotline to meet the needs of millions of people struggling with suicide, addiction and mental illness.
Guests:
Andrea Harrison, Helpline Specialist, First Choice Services
Madhuri Jha, LCSW, MPH, Director, Kennedy-Satcher Center for Mental Health Equity, Morehouse School of Medicine
Ben Miller, PsyD, President, Well Being Trust
Hannah Wesolowski, MPA, Chief Advocacy Officer, National Alliance on Mental Illness
Read a full transcript and dig deeper into the issues explored in today's episode on our website.
Support this type of journalism today by making a donation.
Sign up for our weekly newsletter to see what research health policy experts are reading right now, plus recommendations from our staff.
Follow us on Twitter.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

25 min

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