Minds on the Edge: Facing Mental Illness

    “Minds on the Edge” is a fascinating televised roundtable discussion about America’s ragged behavioral health system.

     It shows well-known advocates, judges, researchers and practitioners working through a case study in the style of the Fred Friendly Seminars.

    In June, WHYY was the site of the first public screening of the program. That was followed by a civic dialogue that used the program as a springboard to discuss the Philadelphia-area behavioral health picture. More than 100 stakeholders from the region took part, including top state and county officials in the field. The conversation now continues online.

    Be part of the discussion: Join the online conversation at onlinetownhalls.com.

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    [Video] Lucas Cioffi of onlinetownhalls.com explains how the online conversation works.

    View the moderator’s reports.

    View excerpts of the seminar “Minds on the Edge” on Fred Friendly Seminars’ site

    More info: Visit the Minds on the Edge main page


    Arte Verbrugghe


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