About Living with Mental Illness
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experiences mental illness every year. WQED Multimedia's "Living With Mental Illness" campaign is an ongoing commitment to explore various aspects of mental health, by examining specific diseases, interviewing experts and sharing the stories of people who are living with mental illness. The multi-platform project is intended to raise awareness, showcase new treatments and end the stigma.
for psychosis, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and more
This online tool from Mental Health America might help determine if you are experiencing a mental health condition.
First-Episode Psychosis Webisodes
What is First-Episode Psychosis (FEP)?
In this web short, Dr. Melina Spyridaki-Dodd of Family Services of Western Pennsylvania explains “First-Episode Psychosis” and the process of diagnosing the illness. Also, Tina Grever, and her son Brice, who’s living with schizophrenia, share their experience with psychosis and talk about the importance of early diagnosis.
Premiered February 6, 2017