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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OnQ gives viewers the opportunity to see a plant that blooms only once in its life cycle at Phipps Conservatory. The agave americana is also known as a century plant. Its spectacular single stalk is literally growing through the roof at an average of 6 to 12 inches per day!


OnQ takes you to the Warhol Museum where the "FORCE" is still with us. It's an out-of-this-world exhibit of 100 Darth Vader helmets, re-interpreted by today's pop surreal artists.


The OnQ interns explore The Weekend Factory at the Andy Warhol Musuem. The Weekend Factory is a lively studio program where museum visitors of all ages can investigate ideas about art and culture through dialogue, hands on experimentation and fun!


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