Safety Nets: Mental Illness

OnQ's Michael Bartley takes a closer look at local services for people suffering from mental illness. Featured in the report: a man from McKeesport who is bipolar and often attempted suicide before getting life-saving help and ongoing assistance at Mon-Yough Community Services.

Safety Nets: Mental Illness aired on Oct 08, 2009.


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This 30-minute special profiles the PSO's new conductor and music director, Manfred Honeck. The Austrian-born Honeck takes OnQ's Michael Bartley on a tour of his beloved Vienna, and in return we showed the new maestro the best of the 'burgh!


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33-year-old Independent mayoral candidate Kevin Acklin has knocked on almost every door in Pittsburgh, hoping he can use the personal touch to upset incumbent mayor Luke Ravenstahl. OnQ's Michael Bartley tours Acklin's boyhood neighborhood of South Oakland with Acklin as he lays out his vision of economic prosperity for Pittsburgh's neighborhoods.


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OnQ profiles the steward of one of Pittsburgh's greatest treasures: the Nationality Rooms in the Cathedral of Learning on the University of Pittsburgh campus.


Everyone knows him as the father of our country, but did you know that George Washington was a farmer and businessman as well? OnQ takes you inside a new exhibit at the Heinz History Center that's filled with artifacts and stories direct from Washington's home in Mount Vernon.


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