Mental Health

Grady brings mental health services to primary care

Aug 31, 2018
Georgia Health News

Though an estimated one-quarter of patients deal with issues like depression or anxiety, many don’t seek out help. Read more.

 

On this week’s Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller discuss how Grady Health System in Atlanta is bringing mental health care to regular doctor’s visits.

 

Brain Aid Fest in Athens

May 4, 2018

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the Athens nonprofit organization Brain Aid is hoping to end the stigma often associated with mental illness.

 

Stephen Cramer is Executive Director and Founder. He says talking about mental health issues helps to get rid of the stigma surrounding the issue. 

He hopes to increase awareness as well as to raise money for local agencies at the two-day Brain Aid Fest Friday, May 4, and Saturday, May 5.