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Special Report: Searching for help

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According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 20 percent of people ages 13 to 18 live with a mental health condition.

After the closure of Southwestern State Hospital in Thomasville in 2013, people dealing with behavioral health issues have experienced challenges finding resources close to home. 

Watch Thursday at 6 p.m. as WALB's Catherine Patterson sits down with mental health leaders in the community about why resource awareness is half the battle.

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