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The Mental Health System In North Carolina

Mental health care is a growing concern around the nation.  Many of the recent high-profile shootings were committed by those with mental health issues.  In North Carolina, Governor McCrory just announced the creation of a mental health task force to examine behavioral care options and make them better.  But just what is mental illness?  How many different kinds are they?  How are they diagnosed and treated.  We examine those questions and more.

Veteran's Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255

Cardinal Hotline 1-800-939-5911

Dr. Keith McCoy— Chief Clinical Officer and Medical Director, Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions

Victor Armstrong,  MSW - Vice President-Behavioral Health at Carolinas HealthCare System

Robin A. Hurley, MD, FANPA - Salisbury VAMC Associate Chief of Staff, Research and Academic Affairs,  Professor, Wake Forest School of Medicine