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The Georgia Health Report: Innovative Treatment Model for First Responders

This week on the Georgia Health Report, public safety employees like policemen and EMTs have much higher rates of suicide, substance abuse, and mental health issues than most Americans. Hosts Robin Whetstone and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss a new treatment approach tailored to the needs of this population

Robin Whetstone is a local writer and storyteller who loves Athens, cats, and podcasts. She came to WUGA in 2018 to serve as our Operations Assistant, checking programs for broadcast and assisting the Operations Director with day-to-day scheduling and technical processes. She is now Senior Content Producer, and she reports for Athens News Matters, is the local host for All Things Considered and the Georgia Health Report.