Folks learned more about resources available for those suffering from mental illnesses.
It was part of a town hall meeting hosted by Commissioner Jon Howard.
Several people came and voiced their concerns about friends or family suffering from mental illnesses.
They also talked about what resources are available in Albany for those who need help.
"The community needs to be aware informed and involved because it is a problem that is not going to go away in our life time," Jon Howard said.
Commissioner Howard plans to host another town hall meeting downtown next month on July the 25th.