These shows focus on mental illness in a special population – youth between the ages of 16 and 24.

Discussion Questions for Transition Aged Youth

Resources for Transition Aged Youth

In the first video, our guest is a woman who once was in this category and now has a good career and a hopeful outlook on life. Taped September 22, 2009.

In the second video, our guests are a youth who has been successful in working through mental health problems, and the director of the Transitional Age Youth program in Alameda County, California.Taped March 16,2011.

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.

Opening: Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky
Closing music by BJ Phillips

The Parable of the Good Samaritan by Francesco Bassano
Old Man in Sorrow by Vincent van Gogh
The Erythraean Sibyl (Sistine Chapel) by Michelangelo
Closing artwork by: Tony Montoya

Note: Alameda County Behavioral Healthcare and Comcast do not necessarily endorse the content of this program.