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30 Minutes- Community Forum on Mental Illness Part 5
Community Forum on Mental Illness Part 5 (28:55) 2011-08-14 Amanda Shauger
30 Minutes- Community Forum on Mental Illness Part 5
On the 5th and final segment of this multi part series, 30 Minutes features remarks from Ron Barber and Sy Schorr. 30 Minutes features excerpts from a Community Forum on Mental Illness. In response to the January 8th shooting, the Schorr Family Award, Community Partnership of Southern Arizona and others convened a community forum on April 27, 2011, at the UA's Centennial Hall for people to learn and talk about mental illness, its effect on individuals and those close to them, and the current state of mental health care in Southern Arizona and the nation.

On the 5th and final segment of this multipart series, 30 Minutes features remarks from Ron Barber and Sy Schorr. Barber is the district director for U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and was shot in the cheek and in the leg on January 8th. He returned to work half time in early July.

Sy Schorr of the Schorr Family foundation and his wife Eleanor began a campaign to increase pubic understanding of serious mental illness after one of their children was diagnosed with mental illness in 1975.