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    The State of Mental Health in America

    Sunday, Oct 18, 2015 11:00 - 12:00 PM @ Morningstar
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    The State of Mental Health in America
    Patrick Kennedy
    Founder, The Kennedy Forum & Co-Founder, One Mind
    Thomas Insel,
    Director, National Institute of Mental Health
    Nneka Tapia,
    Executive Director, Cook County Department of Corrections
    Shannon Heffernan
    Reporter & Producer, WBEZ
    Conversation
    Conversations are panel discussions that provide an in-depth, up-to-the-minute look at a single topic. Featuring three to four thought leaders and an expert moderator, Conversations consist of a 60-minute discussion, followed by 15 minutes of audience q-and-a.

    One in five adults in America experience a mental illness. Yet the national conversation on mental health is often shrouded in secrecy rather than illuminated by medical fact. CIW invites experts to dive into the realities of mental illness and its impact on the individual and the community.


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    What to expect: Patrick Kennedy on how his own struggles with mental illness shaped his view of public policy; Dr. Nneka Jones Tapia on using her experiencing as a clinical psychologist to lead the Cook County Department of Corrections; Dr. Thomas Insel, the director of the National Institute of Mental Health, on the link between genetics and mental illness

    When
    Sunday, Oct 18, 2015 11:00 - 12:00 PM
    Where
    Morningstar
    22 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602
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