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Stories Tagged "mental health"

Displaying 1 to 13 of 13 results.

Joan Becker on Forgiveness: In Her Own Words (#331)

posted on May 28, 2010 at 12:18 PM

Joan Becker on Forgiveness: In Her Own Words (#331)
Joan Becker talks about her experiences in using forgiveness after violence in Parkersburg, Iowa. 12:50 Read More »

Forgiveness in Action: Iowans' Stories (#331)

posted on May 28, 2010 at 10:00 AM

Forgiveness in Action: Iowans' Stories (#331)
Iowans talk about forgiveness, and how it helps them live despite heavy incidents in their lives - including murder. 06:00 Read More »

Iowans Discuss Chronic Mental Illness (Full Program) (#322)

posted on March 4, 2010 at 6:04 PM

Iowans Discuss Chronic Mental Illness (Full Program) (#322)
Full Program: Is there enough support in communities and from the state of Iowa to help those living with chronic mental illness? And we'll profile an Ames high school basketball player the experts call the best in the country. 29:06 Read More »

Mental Health Services in Iowa Communities (#322)

posted on March 4, 2010 at 5:21 PM

Mental Health Services in Iowa Communities (#322)
Is there enough support in communities and from the state of Iowa to help those living with chronic mental illness? 05:11 Read More »

Mental Health Services in Iowa: Web Extra #2 (#322)

posted on March 3, 2010 at 11:57 AM

Mental Health Services in Iowa: Web Extra #2 (#322)
Michael Ackerman talks about his mental illness: What happens when he stops taking his medication and his take on the general public's misconception of what a mental illness is. 03:00 Read More »

Mental Health Services in Iowa: Web Extra #1 (#322)

posted on March 3, 2010 at 11:14 AM

Mental Health Services in Iowa: Web Extra #1 (#322)
Michael Ackerman talks about his mental illness: His diagnosis and the community mental health program that helps him stay a viable part of his community. 03:00 Read More »

Nancy Andreasen - National Medal of Honor Winner - Brain Researcher (#1212)

posted on November 26, 2008 at 2:33 PM

Nancy Andreasen - National Medal of Honor Winner - Brain Researcher  (#1212)
Iowa Public Television visited with the University of Iowa professor in January of 2002 to discuss her work with schizophrenia which earned her the National Medal of Science in 2000, one of only a dozen such awards ever given. 07:33 Read More »

How to Forgive (#116)

posted on January 26, 2008 at 5:11 PM

How to Forgive  (#116)
Coming to peace after loss and tragedy can be a difficult journey. Forgiveness expert Mary Hayes Grieco has years of experience teaching people how to forgive and move on with life. This special Iowa Journal is a lesson in her technique. Read More »

Community Based Corrections (#130)

posted on January 16, 2008 at 5:10 PM

Community Based Corrections (#130)
More than 450 inmates are waiting for space to open up for them to move from prison to one of 22 Community Based Corrections centers in the state. We profile a Community Based Corrections residential center in Ames to witness the issues and... 03:49 Read More »

Mental Health Issues in Iowa (#115)

posted on November 29, 2007 at 3:53 PM

Mental Health Issues in Iowa (#115)
Kevin Concannon, the director of the Iowa Department of Human Services; and Dr. Bruce Sieleni, Iowa President of NAMI, and Department of Corrections employee discuss the state of mental health issues in Iowa with host Todd Mundt. Read More »

Iowa's Mental Health Grade (#115)

posted on November 27, 2007 at 1:38 PM

Iowa's Mental Health Grade (#115)
The state of Iowa was recently given an 'F' for its mental health care coverage by the National Alliance on Mental Illness. What is the state doing to improve their grade? We visit one of the state's mental hospitals to see how care has changed... 05:30 Read More »

Mental Health (Full Program) (#115)

posted on November 8, 2007 at 12:09 AM

Mental Health (Full Program) (#115)
Full Program: On a recent national mental health report card, the state of Iowa received an “F.” Are we failing those among us who most need our help? We’ll explore that matter tonight along with a look behind the headlines and a view of our state from an open... 28:14 Read More »

Emotional Wellbeing & Heart Disease (#106)

posted on February 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Emotional Wellbeing & Heart Disease (#106)
Stress and how we react to it may be a greater risk factor for heart problems than even high blood pressure and high cholesterol. 04:33 Read More »

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