mental health

Local Officials Grapple With How to Spend Billions in Opioid Settlement Dollars Transcript

‘Local Officials Grapple With How to Spend Opioid Settlement Dollars’ Transcript November 17, 2022   Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen…

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Local Officials Grapple With How to Spend Billions in Opioid Settlement Dollars

More than $50 billion in opioid settlement dollars from drugmakers, distributors and pharmacies are starting to flow to state and local governments.

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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, Part 3: America’s New Crisis Line Goes Live’ Transcript

In Part 3 of our special series on 988, we go on the ground to hear from individuals working in their communities to prepare for America’s new mental health crisis line to go live.

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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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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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Presenting Sick: Screaming in the Shower

An episode of Side Effects Public Media’s “Sick” podcast exploring health care at one women’s prison in Indiana.

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

A new nationwide crisis line launches in July 2022. Will it be ready to meet America’s mental health needs?

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