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Mental Illness: Opening The Dialogue Series

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In light of the recent violence across our nation, WMDT takes an in-depth look at mental illness. In a six part special, starting Sunday, February 10th, we open the dialog with Law Enforcement, school officials, mental health experts, and lawmakers, to find out what they're doing to stem this type of violence here on the Shore, and what needs to charge, to keep us all safe. It's a story the whole family needs to hear, and you'll find it only on WMDT 47 News.

Mental Illness Web Links

Helpful links to different Mental Illness resources around Delmarva.

Mental Illness - Moving Past The Stigma (Part 1)

WMDT 47 NEWS - The recent mass shootings across our nation spurred a national debate over gun control. But many Americans, law enforcement officials, and mental health professionals are calling for attention to another issue at the heart of the recent violence...Mental Illness.

Mental Illness - Know The Warning Signs (Part 2)

WMDT 47 NEWS - In Part 1 of WMDT's Special Report on Mental Illness, we heard from mental health experts and the Wicomico County Sheriff about the need to be more open about the topic of Mental Health.

Mental Illness - How & When To Seek Help (Part 3)

WMDT 47 NEWS - Mental Illness can be a very sensitive subject. And trying to get a loved one, a friend, or a co-worker help might be an uncomfortable situation.

Mental Illness And Schools (Part 4)

WMDT 47 NEWS - February 14th marks two months since the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. And now, there are a number of proposals on the table, both locally and nationally, on how to prevent this type of mass violence.

Mental Illness - Safety In Colleges & Universities (Part 5)

WMDT 47 NEWS - Local colleges and universities are closely following the debate over gun control and mental health.

Mental Illness & Guns - Making Changes (Part 6)

WMDT 47 NEWS - Wicomico County Sheriff, Mike Lewis, admits he and his deputies handle mental illness cases quite often.

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