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New Mental Health Centers Coming To Iowa And Iowa Special Olympics

Adhy Savala
One of the goals of the GuideLink Access Center, coming to Iowa City in late February 2021, is to help eliminate the hospitalization of people who suffer from mental health issues.

The GuideLink Access Center will be coming to Iowa City in February 2021 and Iowa Special Olympics continue virtual programming through the pandemic.

On this podcast episode of River to River, host Ben Kieffer speaks with Rick Dobyns of the University of Iowa about the GuideLink Access Center and learns about how Special Olympics Iowa has been adjusting to the pandemic.


Rick Dobyns, professor of family medicine at the University of Iowa

Karen Whitman, marketing and communications coordinator, Special Olympics Iowa

Bridgette Bissell, athlete who participates in Iowa Special Olympics

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River
Rick Brewer was a producer for IPR's Talk of Iowa and River to River