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Abortion Funds’ Growing Role Post-Roe

Independent abortion funds have been flooded with donations post-Roe. How do these funds work and what role will they play in a post-Roe world?

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BONUS: Talking 988 with The Takeaway

We share a segment from the public radio show The Takeaway featuring Dan Gorenstein talking about 988.

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Answering the Call, Part 3: America’s New Crisis Line Goes Live

In Part 3 of our special series, we hear from individuals working in their communities to prepare for the launch of 988.

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Answering the Call

Answering the Call A SPECIAL SERIES ON AMERICA’S NEW MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS LINE Photo by Norah Tahiri About the Series In October 2020, Congress decided to convert the 10-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline into an easy-to-remember 3-digit hotline — 988. Mental health advocates see the launch of this new number as a rare opportunity to…

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Good Intentions Gone Awry

Why has a little-known program designed to help hospitals and clinics that serve low-income people become so controversial?

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What Research Says About a Post-Roe World

The leader of a landmark abortion study shares what research and her own family experience suggest will happen to people who are denied abortions.

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The Personal and Political Fight to Keep Abortion Legal in Michigan

How one woman’s personal experience with an illegal abortion is driving her to keep the procedure legal in Michigan.

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America’s Chronic Drug Shortage Problem

How one hospital is scrambling to deal with a shortage of a critical drug, and the changes needed to fix chronic supply chain issues.

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Answering the Call, Part 2: Struggling to Staff the Nation’s New Crisis Line

In Part 2 of our 988 series, the scramble to staff the new mental health crisis line and the lessons 988 can learn from 911.

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Can More Time on Medicaid Lower Maternal Deaths?

We explore the country’s high rates of pregnancy-related deaths and the potential impact Biden’s push to expand Medicaid coverage for pregnant people may have.

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