Glenn Close

Politics & Issues
12:02 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Blunt Joins With Actress Glenn Close To Highlight Mental Illness

Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., is seeking expand access to mental health services.
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U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., is optimistic that actress Glenn Close may help his cause to expand government access to treatment for those dealing with mental illness.

“I’m hopeful this is something we can get done,’’ Blunt told reporters in a conference call this week.

Mental health, he contended, has been shortchanged.  Unlike other medical issues,  mental health “has not been looked at as a society or government as something we want to deal with.”

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