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A Closer Look (Silent Suffering) #197793

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 07, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at mental illness introduced; statistics from the National Mental Health Association cited.

(Lewistown, MT: Judy Muller) The problems of medical care for the mentally ill who live in rural areas examined; scenes shown from Lewistown, MT, where residents have formed a support group because psychiatric help is far away. [Manic depressives Liz SAWYER, Keith CONNORS, attention disorder Suzette HOPKINS - describe their problems.] [Lewiston Dr. Stephen BERBERET - says people are stressed due to the local economy.] [UCLA psychiatry department Dr. David FEINBERG - lists treatment problems.]

Jennings, Peter;
Muller, Judy

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