Mental illness is a disease that knows no boundaries: It affects people of all incomes, races and ages.Monday, WBEZ kicked off a series documenting the lives of mentally ill children--and their families--in Illinois.
Ana is one of the many people profiled during WBEZ’s two-week series Out of the Shadows, exploring mental health and youth.A warning: listeners may find parts of her story disturbing.Tomorrow, the series explores some of the problems with medicating young people and learns more about the un
Over the past week, Eight Forty-Eight previewed a couple of personal stories from WBEZ's upcoming series, Out of the Shadows. The project focuses on the state of mental health resources for children in Illinois.
Earlier WBEZ series, Fifty-Fifty and Inside and Out, revealed that mental illness causes some kids to drop out of school and others to end up in jail: The new series Out of the Shadows continues that reporting.
Christian extremist Anders Behring Breivik has confessed to committing the recent Norway attacks. Did insanity or pure evil trigger his actions? Host Michel Martin and psychiatrist Dr. Carl Bell discuss whether there's a link between extreme racism and mental illness.