Mental Health Issues Spiked During the Pandemic. Medicaid Isn't Much Help.

Mental Health Issues Spiked During the Pandemic. Medicaid Isn’t Much Help.

In Part 3 of “Insecurity,” we meet Katie Prout, a writer trying to find a job, and mental health care, during the pandemic.

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Ray Suarez is the host of Going for Broke, EHRP’s award-winning podcast, and the current John J. McCloy ’16 Visiting Professor of American Studies at Amherst College. Suarez joined the PBS NewsHour in 1999 and was a senior correspondent until 2013.

Karla Murthy is an Emmy-nominated producer and has been working on news documentaries for over 15 years.

Mona Iskander is producer and correspondent of long form newsmagazines and documentaries. Her work has appeared on Netflix, CNN, MSNBC, History Channel, PBS and NPR.

Co-published with The Intercept.

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Ray Suarez was a senior correspondent for “PBS NewsHour” and host of the public radio show “America Abroad.” He co-hosts the program and podcast “WorldAffairs” for KQED-FM and the World Affairs Council.

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