Her daughter was suicidal, but this mother was told the soonest she could get help was in six months

LELAND, Miss. — Jennifer Townsend was shocked when she found a note written by her oldest child, a 14-year-old: The teen was planning to commit suicide. Townsend, a mother of four who lives in the rural Mississippi Delta, wanted to get help for her daughter immediately. She called a nearby state-funded community mental health clinic … Continue reading Her daughter was suicidal, but this mother was told the soonest she could get help was in six months