Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

The Mental Health Care Gap

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A Virginia economist has developed a new model for gauging how many people are in need of mental health care.  He is now in the process of comparing that need to the level of services available. That economist is one of our guests as we consider who is getting necessary mental health care in the Old Dominion.  And who is not.

Guests:

Margaret Nimmo Crowe - Executive Director, Voices for Virginia's Children.

Donna Gum - Executive Director of the Augusta County, Virginia chapter of Mental Health America.

Steven Stern, Ph.D. - The Merrill H. Bankard Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia.   Author of “Estimating Local Prevalence of Mental Health Problems”   [July 24, 20014; Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology].
 

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