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EP 832 Mental Illness in the U.S.

April 4, 201720 min
A shocking two-thirds of people with a known mental disorder never get help from a health professional because of stigma, neglect and discrimination.According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in four people in the world will experience some kind of mental illness in their lives. However, a shocking two-thirds of people with a known mental disorder never get help from a health professional because of stigma, neglect and discrimination.In No One Cares About Crazy People, author Ron Powers shares his firsthand experience with mental illness -- his two sons battled with schizophrenia, and one tragically took his life in 2005 -- while examining the history of the treatment of mental illness and schizophrenia in America. Powers debunks the top myths about mental illness and how those who need help can get it. Bonus!8 Sneaky Ways to Add Steps to Your Day

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