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Mimi Kress, the chief operatong officer at Bethesda-based Sandy Spring Builders, goes into MCPS high schools health classes for the organization's "Ending the Silence" program, which encourages students to get help or tell their friends to seek help if they think they're suffering from mental illness.
The largest advocacy group in the U.S. for people with mental illness has some serious concerns about the direction of proposed gun control bills in Maryland.
A group that advocates on behalf of people with intellectual disabilities is calling Virginia's Republican lieutenant governor out for an offhand comment suggesting that President Barack Obama's supporters belong in a mental hospital.
Advocates for people suffering with mental illness will plead with lawmakers in Annapolis Tuesday to avoid drastically cutting the budget for mental health.
It's budget-slashing time and among the most fearful of budget cuts in Maryland are groups that look after the mentally ill.
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