Delaney Ruston spent a lot of her early days as a physician working in clinics for the poor and disenfranchised, like Berkeley Free Clinic and, later, Seattle’s Pike Market Medial Clinic with a few of area’s leading and long-time health activists Les Pittle and Joe Martin. Partly as a result of her father’s schizophrenia, she’s now a documentary filmmaker advocating greater awareness of mental health needs globally.
Seattle doc makes doc film to get mental illness higher on global health agenda
It’s World Most-Neglected-Health-Problem Day
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Why is mental illness so low on the global health agenda?
Flickr, by Dierk Schaefer Seattle recently hosted a big international meeting in which many of the world’s leaders in the…