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Alliance of Mental Illness Director Says Programs Need Reform

| March 12, 2013 1:16 PM video

The issue of mental illness has become an important topic of public discussion, particularly after recent mass shootings. Gov. Chris Christie has said he considers mental health to be a priority issue, but some wonder if he’s doing enough. Phillip Lubitz, the associate director of the New Jersey chapter of the National Alliance of Mental Illness, told NJ Today Managing Editor Mike Schneider that the governor has worked positively for the mentally ill, but that New Jersey needs more resources to successfully treat those in need.

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