Mysteries of Mental Illness

Rosalba Calleros & Alan Alfaro | Decolonizing Mental Health

Special | 5m 22s | Video has closed captioning.

When a mental healthcare facility failed to approach Alan’s bipolar disorder within the context of his cerebral palsy, his mother Rosalba knew the lack lay in the under-resourced, ill-informed discriminatory system. Her resolve to find resources to treat Alan rightly, patiently, and creatively, is an example of hope for other families like theirs. But it requires tenacious and persistent advocacy.

Aired: 07/22/21

Rating: TV-PG

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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