The producers of the PBS program Minds on the Edge: Facing Mental Illness, are producing live reports from the NAMI convention. Here’s how you can be a part of it.
Call in and ask your questions during live interviews from the convention floor with Pete Earley, author of Crazy in America: A Father’s Journey Through the Mental Health Care System; Fred Frese, NAMI leader living with schizophrenia featured in Minds at the Edge, and Stella March, NAMI founder, StigmaBuster, and recipient of this year’s Distinguished Service Award..
To ask a question, dial 347-826-7031 during these scheduled interviews each day.
Please note: thes schedule is in Pacific Time; the convention is being held in San Francisco. Eastern Time is also indicated.
• Pete Earley - Tuesday at 11:30 2:30 ET
• Fred Frese - Wednesday at 11:30 2:30 ET
• Stella March – Thursday at 11:30 2:30 ET
Listen to the interviews live on the Internet by visiting BlogTalkRadio.
Check out the Mind on the Edge website at www.mindsontheedge.org/impact for more news from NAMI, including a continuous Twitter feed and “Voices from NAMI” videos recorded by NAMI members in the video booth at the convention. There will also be photos from the NAMI convention posted at the Minds on the Edge Facebook fan page.
Minds on the Edge: Facing Mental Illness, produced by the Fred Friendly Seminars for broadcast this fall on PBS, is kicking off its national outreach campaign at the NAMI convention. Log on to the project website to see clips of the program and learn how you can participate as the outreach campaign gathers momentum in the months ahead.