(Woonsocket, RI) -- Governor Gina Raimondo has signed an executive order focused on mental health care access. The order was signed on Friday at the Thundermist Health Center in Woonsocket with former Rhode Island congressman Patrick Kennedy, a mental health advocate, among those in attendance. Raimondo says the goals are to improve access to care, lower costs, and kill the stigma associated with mental disorders. Raimondo notes that nearly one in four adults in Rhode Island have a mental health diagnosis.
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