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Something has to give

Something has to give wilkingsons

For two years, Edie-lee has struggled with a mental health system so under-funded that she’s basically been told to come back when her daughter is either suicidal or has threatened to kill someone else. “They’re still holding that line,” says Edie-lee. “She’s got to be close to suicide before they’ll see her. Or homicide – threat of suicide or homicide, is what we’re dealing with.”