Video and Multimedia

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10 Common Warning Signs of a Mental Health Condition in Teens and Young Adults
A public service announcement by the National Alliance on Mental Health Illness (NAMI)
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Robert McDonald: Cleaning up the VA
In November 2014, the incoming Secretary of Veteran Affairs, a former Proctor & Gamble CEO, discusses his plan to reorganize the troubled Veteran Affairs agency for his fellow veterans.
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What is Mental Health Parity?
Ronald Honberg, Director of Policy and Legal Affairs, National Alliance on Mental Health Illness (NAMI), describes the NAMI view of the current status of mental health parity, and what is authentically needed.  Full report may be downloaded at:
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The ARC: HealthMeet Video
The HealthMeet Program of the Arc of the United States (ARC)  offers resources for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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A Crime Against Humanity
Scot Pelley files a graphic report on the 2013 sarin gas attack in Syria U.S. intelligence killed more than 1,400 civilians, in an area already ravaged by poverty and hunger from long-term shelling, leaving families shattered, children orphaned.
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Home sweet home: Finding housing for mentally ill adults
Mark Heyrman, University of Chicago Law School professor, and Debbie Bretag, executive director of  Housing Options, discuss the use of for-profit nursing homes, or “Institutions for Mental Disease” (IMD), a novel approach  in Illinois, and the pending process to offer alternative living arrangements after a court action requiring that alternatives be offered.
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Mentally Ill are Often Locked up in Jails that Can't Help
This profile includes interviews in Cook County Jail with the jail mental health administrators, staff and inmates including a description of the scope and limitations of the mental health services available to inmates.
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