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Students and advocates advocate for funding to fight mental health and the 988 call center in Greenville Co.

Students and advocates advocate for funding to fight mental health and the 988 call center in Greenville Co.

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – Students and mental health advocates have called for additional funding to be dedicated to the 988 mental health helpline. They went before the Greenville County Legislative Delegation Monday night. “The suicide hotline can barely stay afloat due to lack of funding,” said Kelyn Bayne, co-chair of Minds Matter at Mauldin …

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Detroit police run more than 60 mental health errands a day;  new program aims to help

Detroit police run more than 60 mental health errands a day; new program aims to help

DETROIT (WXYZ) — “Kiazia Miller, Porter Burkes, these aren’t just anomalies, they happen all the time,” said community mental health activist Alexandria Hughes. Alexandria Hughes is a mental health activist in Detroit who has spent the year organizing rallies calling for a third-party mental health response team in Detroit. She told me her passion is …

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