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  • emWithin Our Reach Ending the Mental Health Crisisem
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    Within Our Reach: Ending the Mental Health Crisis

    A look at how far the treatment of mental health issues has come in the U.S. legally, medically and socially.

  • emLincolns Melancholy  How Depression Challenged a Presidentem
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    Lincoln\'s Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President

    Mr. Shenk talked with former first lady Rosalynn Carter about his book Lincoln’s Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness, published by Houghton Mifflin. The book looks at…

  • Mental Health Legislation
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    Mental Health Legislation

    A hearing was held on the Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act, which would require health insurance companies to put mental illnesses on equal footing with physical…

  • Mental Health Issues
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    Mental Health Issues

    Mrs. Carter spoke about mental health issues and the twentieth anniversary of the Carter Center. Following her remarks she answered questions from the audience.

  • Mood Disorders and Depression
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    Mood Disorders and Depression

    Mr. Buchwald spoke about his personal and professional experiences with anxiety and depression. He peppered his speech with humor, poking fun at numerous political figures while explaining…

  • emHelping Someone with Mental Illnessem
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    Helping Someone with Mental Illness

    The former first lady talked about her book, Helping Someone With Mental Illness: A Compassionate Guide for Family, Friends, and Caregivers, published by Times Books. She described many…

  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues
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    Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues

    Mrs. Carter and Mrs. Ford met with reporters to promote the need for mental health and substance abuse benefits in the health care reform package that is now being debated on capitol hill.…