- 1 in 6 Georgians have mental-health needs while the state ranks 48th in access to care.
- Newly passed mental-health legislation seeks expanding care access and keeping more people in crisis out of jail and emergency rooms.
- Questions remain on how much state funding key mental-health programs will receive.
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Undeterred by long lines and hours of waiting, Georgia voters shattered old records for early-vote turnout by midweek. With two days left to vote in the contentious senate runoff between U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock and his Republican challenger Herschel Walker, one state election official predicted voter turnout would reach 1 million by Wednesday. “We are …
Editor’s note: This story is part 2 of a series looking at food waste in Georgia. While the Peach State lags other states in developing definitive solutions to reducing food waste, local municipalities and organizations dedicated to reducing food waste are stepping in to fill the gap . The Gist Georgians spend a lot …
Georgians waste billions of pounds of food annually while people go hungry, and the state does little
This story is Part 1 of a series that looks at the amount of food waste in Georgia and how the state, once at the forefront of the waste issue, has failed to regulate it. ATLANTA — Over the next two months, food will be uppermost in the minds of most Georgians as they head …
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