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Mysteries of Mental Illness

Dr. Igda Martinez | Decolonizing Mental Health

Deconstructing stereotypes around homelessness lies at the core of Dr. Igda Martinez’s work at the Floating Hospital. For 150 years, the New York hospital has made psychiatric care available to unhoused populations who are among society’s most neglected. Shannette Champman, a mother of two, shares her experience of seeking care when she was in need of accessible mental health care.

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New Frontiers

Today, with cutting-edge treatments for mental illness, the biggest battle is inclusion.
Season 2021 Episode 4
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The Rise and Fall of the Asylum

The fascinating story behind the rise and fall of the mental asylum in the United States.
Season 2021 Episode 3
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Who’s Normal?

Science and societal factors shape ever-shifting definitions of mental health and illness.
Season 2021 Episode 2
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Evil or Illness

Treatment of mental illness over history has been trial and error.
Season 2021 Episode 1
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