Finding support systems to improve mental health

    Mental health experts say the recession has created greater need for services. But – as psychologist Dan Gottlieb suggests, professionals are only one part of improving your mental health.

    People are stressed and depressed over losing their jobs, their homes, or uncertainty about the future. At the same time, cash-strapped states have cut budgets for mental health services this year – and many people can’t afford to pay out of pocket for therapy. But – as psychologist Dan Gottlieb suggests, professionals are only one part of improving your mental health. He spoke with WHYY’s behavioral health reporter Maiken Scott.

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