A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies of Issaquah
6:30 PM, Wednesday, May 25, 2016 PST
Location: Issaquah Highlands, WA (click for map)

A New State of Mind is an hour long documentary that was produced in the state of California by the public television station KVIE-TV for a mental health awareness month in May 2013. Its aim is to reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness and to encourage sufferers to seek help earlier rather than later in their illness. A New State of Mind features some famous people from the political and sporting worlds as well as ordinary people who come from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. The film is filled with hope and a positive attitude and is narrated by the well-known actress Glenn Close, co-founder of the national anti-stigma campaign in America called Bring Change 2 Mind, which aims to remove misconceptions about mental illness through public education. Glenn Close has become a mental health advocate as a result of having her sister diagnosed with bipolar disorder and her nephew diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder.

Special Guests: Brad Finegood, Assistant Director, King County Behavioral Health and Recovery Division

Sponsors: City of Issaquah Office of Sustainability

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/528313194020253/

Release Year: 2013

Running Time: 57 min

Director: Each Mind Matters

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  1. Cyn
    #1 Cyn 2 May, 2016, 22:57

    I am interested in attending events

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    • Tamra Lee
      Tamra Lee Author 3 May, 2016, 21:32

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