Congressman Tom Emmer hosted this Access Live event for his constituents in the 6th Congressional District of Minnesota to address mental health. The event featured the Executive Director of Central Minnesota Mental Health Center, Dr. Richard Lee, and the Recovery Coordinator at St. Cloud Veterans Administration (VA), Voni Hovland. There was specific information provided about what services and resources the Central Minnesota Mental Health Center and the VA offer in regard to mental health. They addressed the need for increased funding for first responders dealing with mental health calls as well as information about the Excellence in Mental Health Act, which aims to improve quality and expand access to mental health and substance use treatment services.