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  • Common Health 11/21/07

    Producer/host: Jim Fisher

    Topic: Mental Health

    san·i·ty (n)
    1. state of good mental balance: the condition of being mentally healthy and able to make rational decisions
    2. good sense: common sense, reasonableness, and predictability
    – to restore a little sanity to the situation
    Early 17th century. via Old French sanite from, ultimately, Latin sanus “whole, sound.”] (Source: Encarta)
    Mental health is no less important than physical health, yet mental illness has been stigmatized, marginalized, denied and locked away throughout history.   Today’s program is a dialogue on a public health perspective of mental illness causes, consequences and solutions.

    Guests:
    * John Hillman-Waters, Mental Health Counselor
    * Glenn Ross, Penobscot County Sheriff
    * Rick Redmond, LCSW, Administrator, Admissions and Community Services Acadia Hospital

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    Published on November 21, 2007 · Filed under: Common Health;
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