Guest Joshua Walters, a comedian living with bipolar disorder, chats with host Shannon Eliot about art, theatre, mental health empowerment, and his definition of madness. Learn why he refers to mental illness as “mental skillness” and how performance can be used as both a therapeutic and educational tool.

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Note: The views expressed in this program are those of the speakers and not necessarily those of Alameda County Behavioral Healthcare or Comcast.

Notes on music:
Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky who lived with serious mental health problems