The Rundown with Beth Saboe

News and public affairs producer, Beth Saboe, hosts this series providing in-depth coverage of issues that matter to Montanans. Going beyond the headlines, Saboe explores a wide range of topics including politics, social and legal trends, business and the environment.

Patients in Waiting II (No. 214)

Montana faces a critical shortage of mental health services.

In this second episode of "Patients in Waiting," News & Public Affairs producer Beth Saboe examines the extreme shortage of mental health services in Montana. Except for Yellowstone county, the entire state is considered a mental health provider shortage area, and recent statewide budget cuts could further cripple people's access to vital services. Without help, where will patients dealing with mental health issues turn?