Dr. Richard Friedman, a psychiatrist from the Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, responds to a proposal from a California Congressman to have a psychiatrist on staff at the White  House.

North Carolina is facing a very big mental health care challenge — 28 counties across the state do not have a single psychiatrist. That's despite the fact that in recent years, emergency rooms in the state have seen more patients with mental health, developmental disability or substance abuse problems.