Perspectives on the Treatment of Mental Illness in America
Are medications the only way to treat mental illness in America? How do counseling and therapy fit into treatment programs? What actually works when treating mental illness? On this hour of “All Sides,” News Director Mike Thompson will discuss the differing perspectives on the treatment of mental illness in America.
- Robert Whitaker (author and journalist)
- Dr. Kevin Ware (MD., Southeast Inc. Recovery & Mental Health Care Services)
- Mark Sullivan (Clinical Director, Vineyard Columbus Counseling Center)
The Robert Whitaker Colloquium will be held at Miami University on April 6 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in room 125 of the Psychology Building. Robert Whitaker will be presenting a talk titled: “Anatomy of an Epidemic: History, Science, and the Long-Term Effects of Psychiatric Medications.” This is free and open to the public.