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Mental Health Concerns
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A Beautiful Mind
, a film starring Russell Crowe and Ed Harris.
Canvas
, a film about schizophrenia and family relationships,
www.canvasthefilm.com
Adapted from information from the National Alliance on
Mental Illness (NAMI)
LIONEL ALDRIDGE
Lionel Aldridge, defensive end for the Green Bay
Packers and winner of three Super Bowls, later
became suspicious of co-workers and heard
incendiary voices in his head while he was a TV
sportscaster. He spent two years traveling around,
staying in homeless shelters. Once Aldridge got
the correct dose of medication, the frequency of
the voices decreased and he was able to function
well again. He became a board member of the
Mental Health Association of Milwaukee County
and a full-time speaker for the National Alliance
on Mental Illness.
ATTENTION-DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is an illness
typically characterized by inattention, hyperactivity and