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    The State of Mental Health in America

    Shannon Heffernan
    Reporter & Producer, WBEZ
    Thomas Insel,
    Director, National Institute of Mental Health
    Nneka Tapia,
    Executive Director, Cook County Department of Corrections
    Patrick Kennedy
    Founder, The Kennedy Forum & Co-Founder, One Mind

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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

    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