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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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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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