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Discovery Health hosts first-ever mental health themed week

This May Discovery Health will host Psych Week, a week dedicated to programming relating to mental health. Starting Sunday, May 2 and running until Thursday May 6, Psych Week will feature profiles of individuals dealing with issues such as addiction, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, compulsions and multiple personalities. The week kicks off with Anxious, an hour special following two people with severe anxiety disorders as they attempt to control their anxiety and Engraged, another hour-long special following two individuals whose anger issues are ruining their lives. The channel hopes this special week of programming will open up dialogue around the area of mental health in America.
April 20, 2010

This May Discovery Health will host Psych Week, a week dedicated to programming relating to mental health. Starting Sunday, May 2 and running until Thursday, May 6, Psych Week will feature profiles of individuals dealing with issues such as addiction, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, compulsions and multiple personalities. The week kicks off with Anxious, an hour special following two people with severe anxiety disorders as they attempt to control their anxiety and Enraged, another hour-long special following two individuals whose anger issues are ruining their lives. The channel hopes this special week of programming will open up dialogue around the area of mental health in America.

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