Category Archives: Press/ Media on Mental Health

Carrboro Citizen: Mental Health Advocacy Day

Mental Health Advocacy Day

The Coalition will hold an Advocacy Day and Rally to advocate the protection of services and funding for mental health, developmental disability and addictive disease services on Wednesday at the General Assembly in Raleigh.

The Coalition represents individuals and organizations in North Carolina that advocate for persons needing services and support for mental health, developmental disabilities and addictive diseases. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and the rally will begin under the tent on the Legislature lawn at noon.
For more information on the event, contact Erin McLaughlin at 981-0740, ext. 507 or erin.mclaughlin (at)


Carrboro Citizen: “Mental Health Advocates Say Consumer Voices Go Unheard”

Please see award winning writer Taylor Sisk’s latest article on mental health in the Carrboro Citizen.

1360 WCHL Covers the Task Force’s Public Listening Sessions

For the article and sound clips see the article here

Herald-Sun Covers Mental Health Task Force’s Public Listening Sessions

Daniel Goldberg’s article on the listening session can be found here

Mental Health Task Force On TV

The Government Access Channel (18) will show both sessions of the Mayor’s Mental Health Task Force’s Public Listening Sessions this Saturday (February 28) and Sunday (March 1) at 9 AM.

Progressive Pulse: “Saving the Mental Health System”

Adam Linker of NC Policy Watch wrote a post about the coverage of the mental health system in North Carolina. He also has some links to some intresting open letters and a “Rescue Plan for Mental Health”. It is definitely an interesting read with a lot of information check it out here:

“Mental Disorder: The Failure of Reform” News and Observer Series

The News and Observer‘s series on Mental Health Refrom can be found here.