Erasing the Stigma

January 29, 2013

Why is there still such a stigma related to mental illness?

How can the community work together to better identify and help young adults struggling with it?

Moderator Lee Cullum, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and a panel of distinguished leaders and thinkers led a public forum, sponsored by KERA and The Dallas Morning News, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.


Video: Watch KERA Television Special

Web Extra: Watch full 90-minute discussion » [1]


Audio: Full Event

Download [2]

Direct link [2] (for mobile devices)


Live Blog – Archive


Tuesday, February 5, 2013
7:00-8:30pm
City Performance Hall
2520 Flora Street, Dallas (map [4])

Panelists include:

Garnet Coleman, State Representative (D-Houston)
Vanita Halliburton, President and CEO of the Grant Halliburton Association
Matt Roberts, President of Mental Health America of Dallas
Dr. Preston Wiles, Medical Director of the UT Southwestern/Children’s Medical Autism Center

This event is sponsored by KERA [5], The Dallas Morning News [6] and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings [7]. Erasing the Stigma is funded in part by The Lyda Hill Foundation, The Meadows Foundation and the Communities Foundation of Texas.

Join the ongoing conversation on Twitter:
@keranews #erasingthestigma [8]

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[1] Web Extra: Watch full 90-minute discussion »: http://video.kera.org/video/2333227962

[2] Download: http://www.kera.org/audio/files/1302_Erasing_the_Stigma_KERA_Web.mp3

[3] Mental Illness: Erasing The Stigma: http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=c184b532f7

[4] map: http://goo.gl/maps/rqs5A

[5] KERA: http://www.kera.org

[6] The Dallas Morning News: http://dallasnews.com

[7] Mike Rawlings: http://dallascityhall.com/government/mayor/mayor.html

[8] @keranews #erasingthestigma: http://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=@keranews%20%23erasingthestigma%20http://bit.ly/T5IKYL

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