Rethinking Mental Health Care

Rethinking Mental Health Care

Sun, 05/09/2021 - 9:00pm - 10:00pm

This two-part series offers an honest critique of the nation’s mental health care shortcomings, while highlighting tangible solutions and models for improving access and quality of care.

Hosted by Kimberly Adams of Marketplace, Rethinking Mental Health Care takes a deep dive into failures, challenges, and opportunities, while also allowing people to question mental health experts to ground the issues in matters most pressing to the public.

Program 1: Our Mental Health Crisis, By Design l May 9 at 9 p.m. on AM 1370
America’s mental health system is designed to deliver too little care, too late. Current policy and care systems devote the most resources to treating people in crisis, but provider and bed shortages remain common. How are people still finding ways to connect with help?

Program 2: Reinventing the Future of Mental Health Care l May 16 at 9 p.m. on AM 1370
Preventative mental health care is effective and can prevent early symptoms from becoming chronic illnesses. What will it take to reform the nation’s care systems and policies so that people get the holistic care they need to prevent a crisis?