Mental Health America Releases Inaugural Podcast, "Chiming In"
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 24, 2007) - Mental Health America today releases its inaugural podcast, Chiming In, to reach even more Americans with messages that promote mental health and encourage wellness and recovery from mental illness. Each month, Chiming In will deliver regular features on mental health issues, including information for improving personal wellness, reports on research and policy trends and profiles of communities and everyday Americans living with mental health problems. To listen or subscribe, visit www.mentalhealthamerica.net/go/chimingin.
"Chiming In is our first foray into the world of podcasts," said David Shern, president and CEO of Mental Health America. "We hope to promote mental health and wellness among a whole new audience of Americans, as well as to grow the movement of individuals, family members and advocates who strive to improve mental health in our nation."
For the inaugural May podcast, Chiming In focuses on Mental Health Month and the vital connection between mental health and overall health. This month's features include:
Welcome to Chiming In
What's Happening this Mental Health Month
Morbidity and Mortality in People with Serious Mental Illness
The Relationship Between Mental and Overall Health
Mental Health Insurance Parity
A Look to Next Month
Interested individuals can either listen to Chiming In online (in its entirety or by topic) or subscribe to this and all new episodes automatically at www.mentalhealthamerica.net/go/chimingin. By subscribing, individuals can choose to listen on their computer, iPod or MP3 player of choice. A podcasting tool, such as iTunes, is required to subscribe; it is available for free at www.apple.com/itunes/download/.
Mental Health America is the country's leading nonprofit dedicated to helping ALL people live mentally healthier lives. With our more than 320 affiliates nationwide, we represent a growing movement of Americans who promote mental wellness for the health and well-being of the nation - everyday and in times of crisis.