An Encouraging View of Mental Illness: Elyn Saks Ted Talk

Elyn Saks: A Tale of Mental Illness
This TED talk features a woman with severe schizophrenia, who, with excellent treatment and support, has become a law professor. She is working to change how people with mental illnesses are viewed and treated by society. She is living proof that people with psychiatric disorders can nevertheless become high functioning with the right kind of help, plus their own motivation.