Schizophrenia: Three Moms in the Trenches

Family Stories and Top Five Grassroots Changes in Serious Mental Illness: Dede Ranahan, part 2

February 08, 2021 Randye Kaye Season 1 Episode 5
Schizophrenia: Three Moms in the Trenches
Family Stories and Top Five Grassroots Changes in Serious Mental Illness: Dede Ranahan, part 2
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 Top Five changes we Need - and More

#1 Reclassify SMI (Serious Mental Illness) as a physical/medical, not behavioral condition - we need to fund more research : and Why is there no cure for SZ?

#2  - HIPAA (discussed in more detail in Episode 4)

#3 - Repeal the IMD Exclusion (would make more hospital beds available for SMI)

#4 - Full Continuum of Care

#5 - Decriminalize SMI

Also : Early signs? Early Detection. 

A state level change that is helping families in MN



#1 - Reclassify SMI
Less Stigma, or Better Treatment?
#2 - HIPAA Reform
#3 - Repeal IMD Exclusion
#4 - Full Continuum of Care
Early Detection - are there signs in childhood?
# 5 - Decriminalize SMI
One state-level change that helps in MN