Mental health support fights an uphill battle

OlympiaMay 17, 2013 

The recent tragic circumstances regarding a mental health counselor should not overshadow the work that mental health organizations do for those suffering with a very debilitating disorder. We live in an age where those with mental illness are isolated and vilified. Even the very definition of mental illness is skewed daily in the public eye.

It is a steep uphill battle for organizations such as Behavioral Health Resources (BHR) and other community mental health support systems. There are so many in need of services. BHR does the best that it can and are dedicated to helping those under their care.

Therefore, we need to strengthen and provide more support toward their efforts.

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