Hour 1: What will it take to remove the shame associated with mental illness and what does our community need to provide appropriate resources and care for the mentally ill and their families? We’ll preview this evening’s event Erasing the Stigma: Mental Illness and the Search for Solutions this hour with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, Dallas County Commissioner Theresa Daniel, Ph.D., and Grant Halliburton Foundation Board Member Clayton McCleskey.
KERA, The Dallas Morning News, and Mayor Mike Rawlings will present Erasing the Stigma: Mental Illness and the Search for Solutions from 7-8:30 this evening. You can listen to the event as it happens live at www.kera.org/erasingthestigma and you can join the conversation via Twitter using the hash tag #erasingthestigma. We’ll also air the event on KERA 13 on Wednesday, February 20th at 7pm.