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 Inspire Indeed on WRIR LP 97.3 FM - Richmond Independent Radio 
 Mental Health Recovery
 Weekly Program
 Bonnie Neighbour, Network Director for VOCAL
 Elaine Summerfield  
 Public Domain 
In the wake of tragedies like the shooting in Newtown, people debate alternatives to how we care for people living with a mental illness. How we react to these tragedies can either support those living with a mental illness, or further stigmatize and perpetuate negative images of individuals suffering with a mental condition. Unfortunately, there is a lack of awareness about the recovery movement in mental health, and that many of our friends and neighbors are in mental health recovery. VOCAL Virginia is a nonprofit that is comprised of people who are in recovery from a mental health condition, and they help people recognize that a mental health diagnosis does not mean the end, but rather a key to how to move forward with treatment, recover, and be a fully productive member of the community. Bonnie Neighbour, Network Director for VOCAL, with talk about VOCAL's work, and share her own personal story of recovery. For more information, visit
Elaine Summerfield, host
(Jay Westermann, sound engineer)

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00:53:21 English 2013-01-29
 WRIR 97.3 FM studio, Richmond, VA
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