Flint Water Crisis: The Mental Health Aftermath

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Flint, Michigan, is a community in pain. A decade after the water crisis, high rates of anxiety and PTSD linger. On ‘Psychology Behind the Headlines’, hosts Patricia Wu, Jessica Reyes, and guest Summer Forlenza discuss the need for mental health resources and finding hope in the face of ongoing hardship.

Community Crisis, Community Impact

The Flint water tragedy has lasting effects, with pervasive stress and mental health issues throughout the population.

Children Suffer Too

Learning delays and emotional struggles show the crisis impacting Flint’s youngest residents, impacting their future potential.

The Power of Connection and Action

In the face of trauma and hopelessness, turning towards others provides support and creates opportunities to advocate for change.

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At the heart of MHTN - America's pioneering 24/7 Mental Health TV Network - is our editorial team, a dynamic group of professionals united by a shared commitment to transforming the conversation around mental health. Our team is composed of seasoned journalists, mental health experts, researchers, and storytellers, each bringing a wealth of experience and a passion for advocacy.


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