Chris Beckman

Mental Health Caregiver
7:00 am
Sat April 30, 2011

Mental Health Caregiver

Iowa governor Terry Branstad says that the Iowa’s county-based Mental Health System suffers a disparity in quality, and that it should be taken over by the state. Counties across Iowa are cutting their mental health budgets this year, adding waiting lists for services and ending funding for medication. Chris Beckman talked with one woman who has very personal experiences caring for the mentally ill: