'Mental health' hotline a blind lead - 2001-09-15

F15.png 'Mental health' hotline a blind lead September 15, 2001, Deborah O'Neil, St. Petersburg Times

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.


{{cite news | author = Deborah O'Neil | title = 'Mental health' hotline a blind lead | url = http://www.sptimes.com/News/091501/Worldandnation/_Mental_health__hotli.shtml | work = St. Petersburg Times | date = September 15, 2001 | accessdate = January 14, 2017 }}