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Mental Health: On Our Minds

Mental Health: On Our Minds

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Credit Allison V. Smith
"On Our Minds" is KERA News' initiative covering mental health.

The station began focusing on the issue in 2013. Shortly after the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, KERA launched a project called Erasing the Stigma with The Dallas Morning News and the Dallas mayor’s office. It was the beginning of a years-long focus on mental health, which continues today.

The latest "On Our Minds" series is focused on the people who care for folks with mental health issues. It's called "The Caregivers."

KERA's mental health coverage is funded in part by the Donna Wilhelm Family Fund and Cigna.