Mental Illness Challenges in America

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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – California:

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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – California:

Millions of Americans are affected by severe mental illnesses such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, mood disorders, and also everyday mental health challenges such as anxiety and stress. In this episode, we discuss the issues surrounding these illnesses and provide valuable information and resources. First, we’ll hear from John and how severe mental illness impacted his family’s life as a caregiver to his spouse, who suffers from bipolar disorder. Then, we will talk with Jessica Cruz, chief executive officer of the California chapter for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), about how to work through these issues, the challenges presented, the resources available, and some helpful tips about what people and families in similar situations can do.

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