2023 PMJA Awards: Series Entry
Three-part series about the mental health treatment surround a new mental health crisis center opening in Birmingham, Alabama. The series aired Oct. 7, 8 and 9, 2022.
Part one examines the difficulties of treating mental health crises in hospital emergency rooms, which is common in Birmingham.
Part two looks at the pressures put on the local jail as it deals with treating people who has mental health issues.
Part three covers the new crisis center and what officials hope it will offer the community.