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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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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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