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'Mental health' hotline a blind lead

Title: 'Mental health' hotline a blind lead
Date: Saturday, 15 September 2001
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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The televised blurb offered mental health assistance dealing with the attacks. Callers reached Scientologists. Television viewers who turned to Fox News on Friday for coverage of the terrorist attack also saw a message scrolling across the bottom of their screens – National Mental Health Assistance: 800-FOR-TRUTH. Unknown to the cable news channel, the phone number connects to a Church of Scientology center in Los Angeles, where Scientologists were manning the phones. Scientology officials said the number is a hotline offering referrals ... [Read the rest at]