mental illness

Girl lifting weights.
Karina Gonzalez

Brianna Murry, 18, graduates from Galena High School this week. She was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder last year after a suicide attempt that resulted in hospitalization. Exercising is one of the ways she copes with her mental health. KUNR’s Karina Gonzalez caught up with Brianna during one of her gym sessions.

As a warning, this story includes conversation about suicide and may be triggering to some listeners. If you are in crisis please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255.

Bree Zender

Our reporter Bree Zender has been talking to various everyday people in the region affected by rising house costs. Today, she talks with one mom whose adult son has a mental illness about her efforts to keep him off the streets.


Julia Ritchey

Nevada health officials wrapped up inspections of group homes for mentally ill clients in northern Nevada on Thursday. This follows an investigative report by the Reno Gazette-Journal last week that found mentally ill patients living in squalid conditions. Reno Public Radio's Julia Ritchey sat down with Anjeanette Damon, the reporter who broke that story, to find out what went wrong.