In Arkansas, Mental Health Treatment Bogged Down by Uninsured

by Kate Knable  on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 12:00 am   4 min read

“Sometimes you see a cycle of patients who, if we did have resources for them, they could avoid hospitalization and could function better,” said Barry Pipkin, CEO of The BridgeWay. (Michael Pirnique)

Concerns over mental health services have spiked nationally since last month's school massacre in Connecticut, but mental health professionals in Arkansas say dealing with the mentally ill comes down to one thing: insurance.

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