Rep. Mary Whiteford, R-Casco Twp.; audio on mental health crisis hotline legislation

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Rep. Whiteford talks about her HB 6202, which would establish a mental health telephone hotline referral system within the Michigan Department of Human Services.  Rep. Whiteford, who has worked as an emergency room nurse, says trained professionals answering a call could assess the needs of an individual and refer them to a behavioral health professional or facility.  The legislation is pending in the House Health Policy committee.