Author Tom Wootton and psychiatrist Dr. Peter Forster talk about their new program called the Advantage Program that works to integrate many aspects of a person’s life – mental, fitness, spirituality, relationships, career – and to surround the person with a team of experts to work in an integrated way on all of these aspects. Also interviewed is one of their clients who will tell how this approach has worked in his life.

Taped June 17, 2009.

Discussion Questions for Integrated Mental Health Care

Resources for Integrated Mental Health Care  

Notes on music and art:
The composer of the music and the painters of the pictures used in the show lived with serious mental health problems.

Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky

The Parable of the Good Samaritan by Francesco Bassano
Old Man in Sorrow by Vincent van Gogh

The Erythraean Sibyl (Sistine Chapel) by Michelangelo


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