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The Impact of Mental Health Budget Cuts

For three decades, state funding for mental health programs was on its way up. Since 2007, however, the upward trajectory reversed, with states cutting a combined 1.8 billion dollars from the public mental health system. In Ohio, Governor Kasich’s proposed two-year spending plan doesn’t change that course. Hear about the impact of proposed state budget cuts on mental health services in Ohio, with Columbus Dispatch Reporter Catherine Candisky and NAMI Ohio Interim Executive Director Terry Russell.