Identifying And Treating Severe Mental Illness

Identifying And Treating Severe Mental Illness

The vast majority of mentally ill people are not a danger to themselves or society, but for those who are, treatment is critical. Diane and her guests discuss the challenge of identifying and treating severe mental illness.

The vast majority of mentally ill people are not a danger to themselves or society, but for those who are, treatment is critical. Diane and her guests discuss the challenge of identifying and treating severe mental illness.

Guests

Dr. Liza Gold

clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical Center and vice president of the American Academy of Psychiatry & The Law.

Pete Earley

father of an adult son diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, author of "Crazy: A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness," former Washington Post reporter and author of several others books, including "The Hot House."

Dr. E. Fuller Torrey

president of Treatment Advocacy Center.

Leslie Weisman

client services entry bureau chief at Arlington Community Services Board.

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