“The stigma of raising a mentally ill child”

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This January 26, 2014 CBS 60 Minutes report on the stigma faced by parents of mentally ill children.


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“1 in 5 U.S. Kids Has a Mental Health Disorder: CDC”

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This May 16, 2013 article on the Philly.com website talks about CDC findings that show 1 in 5 kids has a diagnosable mental illness.

“The Stigma Attached to Mental Illness”


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This video on YouTube was Published on Feb 6, 2013 and is a segment of the Ricki Lake show where the topic was mental health treatment and stigma.  I was very pleased with how the topic was presented the topic targets parents of children with mental illnesses, but many of the things faced by kids with mental illnesses in the way society views them and their families doesn’t end just because the child turned 18 it is a lifelong issue for many.



“Troubled Children, Part 1 and 2”

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This October 22, 2006 NY Times Video describes what life is like for a 10-year-old girl and her family.  The girl has multiple mental health diagnosis that make even simple everyday things a challenge.


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