Normalizing Mental Illness: One Mom's Hope (Multimedia)

Joyce Plis is the executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Stanislaus County. She works to educate the public on how people with mental illness can lead successful lives if given appropriate treatment. She also helps people gain access to treatment. Plis' son has schizophrenia. Produced for the Modesto Bee. Photography, audio and production by Lauren M. Whaley/CHCF Center for Health Reporting.

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