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Inside Olympia — Behavioral Health with Reps. Tina Orwall and Greg Cheney

Washington state has been trying for years to transform its behavioral health system. To make it work better for those most in need while serving people in their communities instead of in state hospitals when possible. But even as the system is being rebuilt it is under tremendous strain and faces tremendous pressure. This week, host Austin Jenkins spends the full hour digging into the state of the state’s behavioral health system with two legislators whose professional backgrounds give them an insider’s perspective on the system: Representatives Tina Orwall and Greg Cheney.