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Inside Philanthropy Features Walter Panzirer and Helmsley’s Rural Mental Health Grantmaking

Helmsley Trustee Walter Panzirer sat down with Inside Philanthropy to discuss Helmsley’s rural mental health grantmaking portfolio. “We face an all-hands-on-deck moment to address current needs,” Panzirer said, adding that “philanthropy can often act more nimbly than local, state or federal governments, and we are in a fortunate position to help transform care in communities with novel solutions that respond to expressed needs.” Panzirer touched upon the ability of telemedicine to transform mental health professional shortages, in addition to discussing Virtual Crisis Care and EmPATH units. Read here.