Healthy Minds with Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein

Patrick Kennedy - A Common Struggle (Part Two)

The former U.S. Representative (D-RI), now a leading mental health advocate, shares his experience living with bipolar disorder and addiction, and his journey toward recovery. Kennedy reveals for the first time how his relationships with his father, wife, and children impacted how he has handled his own mental illness. 250 characters: (211)Patrick Kennedy - A Common Struggle (Part Two): The former U.S. Representative (D-RI), now a leading mental health advocate, discusses his memoir, A Common Struggle,...
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  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #405

Wednesday, January 31 at 1:00 pm on 12.1

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Donna Morgan, mother of Simone Battle of pop group G.R.L., speaks publicly for the first time about the loss of her daughter to suicide. Suicide prevention expert Maria Oquendo M.D., professor of clinical psychiatry/vice chair for education at Columbia University and director of residency training at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, discusses the latest developments in the diagnosis, treatment and neurobiology of suicidal behavior. 250 characters:Suicide Prevention: The challenges of identifying those at risk of suicide with a focus on young people; the future of medical tests for prevention; removing the stigma of sharing suicidal thoughts; understanding a family's tragedy gives others hope. 100 characters:Suicide Prevention: Identifying those at risk of suicide with no outward signs; removing the stigma.