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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Series: OnQ

Pittsburgh native and Duquesne University law professor Ken Gormley receives national attention for his new book, "The Death of American Virtue, Clinton vs. Starr." OnQ's Michael Bartley spends the entire half hour talking with Gormley and reviewing his new book which details the Clinton White House scandals.


OnQ visits the Pittsburgh Glass Center on Penn Avenue in Friendship. Several internationally renowned glass artists are featured in this award-winning half-hour special.


Mr. Morton is a World War II Veteran who looks back about being a flyboy, and what they experienced before each mission.


This urban stream in Frick Park, in Pittsburgh's East End, is one of the finest examples of aquatic ecosystem restoration in the United States.  In this extended interview, Brenda Smith, executive director of the Nine Mile Run Watershed Association and hydraulic engineer Dave Derrick explain how and why the restoration project has been so successful.


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