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Sunday Cover (Mental Illness) #371777

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 29, 1996
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(Studio: John Roberts) New strategies for treating and managing mental illness examined; scenes shown from Pennsylvania's Haverford State Hospital and from a group home. [Haverford State Hospital superintendent Dr. Aidan ALTENOR - cites the case of schizophrenic "Carlos" and the new approach to handling the mentally ill.] The problem of moving mental patients out of institutions and back into society outlined. [National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Dr. Laura HALL - comments.] [Schizophrenic's mother Mary Ellen REHRMAN - says her son Don has been released from the institution.]

Reporter(s):
Roberts, John
Duration:
00:03:40

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