• Charlotte's Hidden Crisis: Let's break down the stigma surrounding mental health

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Mental health -- it's an epidemic that is affecting one in four people around the world.

    You are not alone. There is help. There is hope. 

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    Channel 9 is committed to breaking down the stigma surrounding mental health and offering real solutions. 

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    Join us for a primetime special, "Charlotte's Hidden Crisis," on Wednesday, May 29th at 8 p.m. 


    WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT: 

    • A LIVE phone bank from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. on May 29th, where you can call to find help available near you or if you are in need of immediate help 
    • Being a bystander to a mental health crisis and how to intervene
    • What's being done in schools about mental health
    • A break down of insurance and Medicaid coverage 
    • And much more...

    We will share stories from people who have overcome mental health challenges and connect you with potentially life-saving resources. 

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