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

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Live Blog – Archive

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
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.

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@keranews #erasingthestigma [8]

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