Surgeon General Report on Mental Health
Doctor Satcher and others released a report on mental health that said that one in five Americans suffered from some mental illness in a… read more
Doctor Satcher and others released a report on mental health that said that one in five Americans suffered from some mental illness in a given year and that two-thirds of those who suffer from mental illnesses do not seek treatment. They said that they hoped this report would help remove the stigma of mental illness so that more people would seek treatment and that health care programs would ensure treatment. After their remarks they answered questions from the media. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Larry Fricks Director Georgia Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases->Office of Consumer Relations and Recovery
- Tipper Gore Spouse Albert "Al" Gore Jr.
- David Satcher M.D. Surgeon General Department of Health and Human Services
- Donna E. Shalala Secretary Department of Health and Human Services
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