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Mass. Gov. Candidates Discuss Mental Health At Forum05:04

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One in every in two Americans will suffer from mental illness sometime in their lives, according to the president of the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology.

The school hosted a first-of-its-kind forum Wednesday night in which four candidates for governor met to consider the causes of mental illness as well as its costs, both in terms of state funding and human suffering.

WBUR's Bruce Gellerman was at the forum. Listen above to his full report above.

This segment aired on June 26, 2014.

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