Jamie Ritchey, community capacity organizer at the Tri-City Mental Health Services in Pomona, shares the types of mental illnesses and asks the audience, “Why should our mental health be treated any differently from our physical health,” Tuesday in LaFetra Lecture Hall.
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During her spring break as a college freshman at the University of Pittsburgh, Helen Arase was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
Five years ago 17-year-old Katie Madden sat with her parents and told them she needed to talk to them about a serious matter. Her parents were concerned and anxiously stared at her, waiting for her to begin speaking.
The perceptions of mental illnesses from the media and society were discussed at “Every Mind Matters: Changing Media Treatment of Mental Illness” April 24.
The La Verne City Council has named the third week of March as “Green Ribbon Week” in hope of raising awareness about mental disorders.