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Tuesday, May 31, 2011
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The rights of the mentally ill - who’s to say you need help?
If you felt a sharp pain in your abdomen or broke your leg, you very probably would see a doctor or go to an emergency room. But many people diagnosed with psychotic illness resist treatment, saying they are not mentally ill. One in 17 Americans live with a serious psychosis such as schizophrenia, major depression or bipolar disorder and about one in 10 children live with a serious mental or emotional disorder. The Lanterman-Perris-Short Act, passed in
Mark Gale, second vice-president of the California Board of Directors for the National Alliance on Mental Illness. NAMI is a volunteer advocacy organization working to help families to deal with mental illness.
Dan Brzovic, associate managing attorney at Disability Rights California, an organization that works to advance the rights of Californians with disabilities.
2:06 – 2:30
The inevitability of ethnic politics in congressional redistricting: competing visions of
It’s been called a “political blood sport”—drawing a new map of Congressional & state districts, long the jurisdiction of the elected representatives (and their corresponding parties) in
Jeanne Raya, Commissioner on the
SHE CALLS US:
Tom Del Beccaro, Chairman of the
Thomas Saenz, president & general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense & Education Fund (MALDEF)
2:30 – 2:39
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Virtually You: The Dangerous Powers of the E-Personality
In recent years, scientists have looked at how the internet affects our brains, but how is it affecting our personalities? In his new book,
Dr. Elias Aboujaoude (KEVIN – NEED A PRONOUNCER), psychiatrist and Director of the Impulse Control Disorders Clinic and the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clinic at
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