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One In Five US Adults Live With A Mental Illness — What Will It Take To Get Them The Care They Need?

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  On this edition of Your Call, Dr. Ken Rosenberg discusses his new book, Bedlam: An Intimate Journey Into America’s Mental Health Crisis.

Dr. Rosenberg writes about the crisis through his extensive training and his personal experience growing up with a schizophrenic sister. One in five adults in the US experience mental illness each year. Less than half receive mental healthcare. What will it take to get people the care they need and truly tackle this crisis?

 

Guest:

 

Dr. Kenneth Rosenberg, psychiatrist and author of Bedlam: An Intimate Journey Into America’s Mental Health Crisis

 

Web Resources:

LA Times: Opinion: Mental illness was my family’s secret — and America’s great shame

KCRW: We’re having the wrong conversation about mental health

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