Friday, Oct 18, 6-8:30 PM

Film Screening – BEDLAM – A Look Inside America’s Mental Health Crisis

The Historic Carver Theater
Getting there
2101 Orleans Ave., New Orleans, LA

Healing Minds NOLA invites you to a screening of the powerful film documentary, "Bedlam". BEDLAM is a harrowing trip inside the epicenter of the national crisis and criminalization of the mentally ill. WATCH THE TRAILER While capturing never-before seen footage at a Los Angeles Country Psych ER over five years, psychiatrist/filmmaker Kenneth Rosenberg unveils disturbing realities for hundreds of thousands of homeless people and our nation's disastrous approach to caring for its psychiatric patients. Please stay for the panel discussion/ audience Q&A afterward to learn about policy solutions to the crisis.Panelists include: Filmmaker Dr. Ken Rosenberg, Barksdale Hortenstine (Orleans Public Defender/Mental Health Unit), John Snook (Executive Director/Treatment Advocacy Center), Will Snowden (Director/VERA New Orleans, Councilmember Jason Williams, Councilmember-at-Large *This film won't be available to the general public until Spring 2020. Don't miss your chance to see it in New Orleans on October 18th! *This event is free and open to the public. Donations appreciated to help cover costs. Suggested amount $8.00. Paypal us here!