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Uvalde school shooting

Uvalde was a mental health desert before a school shooting prompted Texas to respond with resources

After the May 24 school shooting, mental health help is now pouring into Uvalde, where a fourth of residents are uninsured and counseling options are few and far between.

People pray during the vigil at Uvalde County Fairplex on Wednesday, May 25, 2022.

A narrow safety net

Early intervention 

More care now than ever

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