The 11.13.2013 episode of Setting Things Right show focuses the entire hour on the issue of mental illness. Guests include Luke Maxwell, a 17-year-old student who, while experiencing clinical depression, attempted Suicide via the family vehicle, injuring Lenny Ross who has become a collaborator with Luke in an outreach to students with depression. Also interviewed are Carol Maxwell, Luke’s Mother, Piedad Garcia, San Diego County Assistant Deputy Director of Behavioral Health Services, Myrlene Chapman, Board Member of the Orange County Chapter of the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI), and Lian Pasimio, of Catholic Relief Services. Topics discussed include:
- Assistance to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines,
- Teen depression and the outreach of 17-year-old Luke Maxwell – www.ucantberased.com,
- Future collaborative plans between San Diego County’s Behavioral Health Services and the Diocese of San Diego, and
- Plans for collaboration between the Diocese of Orange and the Orange Chapter of NAMI.