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    Experts Discuss Mental Health Resources in Texas

    The mass shooting at a Sutherland Springs, Texas, church has sparked conversation about mental health resources in the state and whether there is enough to help those who need it. (Published Monday, Nov. 6, 2017)

    The church shooting is Sutherland Springs is sparking conversation about mental health resources in the state and whether there are enough resources to help those in need.

    Dr. Amy Williams, clinic director at the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Metrocare, say right now in Texas there are more resources than ever before designed to help not only those suffering from mental illness, but also their friends and families.

    The first step, she says, is calling for help.

    "If you are afraid that someone is going to hurt themselves or others, reach out," Williams said.

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    Jonathan Hill knows support is key.

    He's the clinic's outreach director and a military veteran who credits his friends for recognizing a problem.

    "We do what we can to take care of our brothers and sisters across the nation," he said.

    The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Metrocare provides quality, accessible and comprehensive mental health care to veterans and their families regardless of ability to pay.

    Services are available to any person who has served in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the National Guard and Reserves, regardless of role or discharge status.

    The Military Family Clinic will also help connect veteran families to community resources and services, as necessary.

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