Truth About Mental Health
Nov. 12, 2010 at 5:12 a.m.
TRUTH ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH
The Advocate will print a "fact or myth" question about mental health every day leading up to author Pete Earley's Tuesday lecture as part of the Victoria College's Lyceum series
The lecture will be at the Fine Arts Auditorium, 2200 E. Red River St. at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Admission is free.
For more information about the lyceum series, call Victoria College at 361-573-3291.
FACT OR MYTH?
STATEMENT: Someone with mental illness can get better.
GULF BEND'S ANSWER: FACT. More than 4.5 million Texans have a mental illness or substance abuse problem. When correctly diagnosed and treated, these people can live healthy and productive lives. Millions of people with mental illness already do.