The 307-foot tower at the University of Texas at Austin was the site of mass murder 50 years ago Sunday. Harry Cabluck/AP hide caption

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Gun Violence And Mental Health Laws, 50 Years After Texas Tower Sniper

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Invisibilia: He Mocked Celebrity, Then Came To Crave It Himself

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This undated photo was taken of John Hinckley Jr. in front of the White House. He attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in D.C. on March 30, 1981. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Natalie Dunnege and her son, Strazh, work on an art project at home in San Francisco. Her health insurance would cover therapy sessions to help with her depression, Dunnege says, but she hasn't been able to find a counselor who is taking new patients. Sheraz Sadiq/KQED hide caption

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Single Mom's Search For Therapist Hampered By Insurance Companies

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A small memorial marks the former homestead of the Nicely family, who died in the June flooding of White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Kara Lofton/West Virginia Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Emotional Healing After A Flood Can Take Just As Long As Rebuilding

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Frustrated You Can't Find A Therapist? They're Frustrated, Too

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'Unbroken Brain' Explains Why 'Tough' Treatment Doesn't Help Drug Addicts

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Community members enjoy a picnic on Gould Farm in Monterey, Mass., in the 1920s. Work on the farm remains a key part of the therapeutic process. Courtesy of Gould Farm hide caption

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William Kitt has lived in a studio apartment in New York owned by the nonprofit Broadway Housing Communities for 13 years, after decades of living on the streets. Bryan Thomas for NPR hide caption

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Invisibilia: For An Artist, A Room Of His Own Is A Lifesaver

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When mental health professionals don't take insurance, only the wealthy can afford their help. Joe Houghton/Getty Images hide caption

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How Therapy Became A Hobby Of The Wealthy, Out Of Reach For Those In Need

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Doctors who diagnosed Shariah Vroman-Nagy with bipolar disorder wanted to keep her in the hospital for treatment, but her insurance company wouldn't cover the stay. Andreas Fuhrmann for KQED hide caption

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Depressed Teen's Struggle To Find Mental Health Care In Rural California

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Would the threat of Zika lead you to rethink a scheduled trip to Ipanema beach or the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil? You'd need the right kind of travel insurance to cover the cost of a canceled trip. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Rachel Star Withers says that talking about her schizophrenia on YouTube has helped her. Some people who see the videos say the videos help them, too. Nii Ofoli Yartey/Courtesy of Rachel Star Withers hide caption

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How YouTube Videos Help People Cope With Mental Illness

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