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Beyond Mental Illness: The Journey of Marie Balter


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Program
Beyond Mental Illness: The Journey of Marie Balter
Program Description

This documentary looks at the life, tragedies and triumphs of Marie Balter, a former patient at Danvers State Hospital for 20 years. Balter, a Harvard- educated consultant for the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, overcame one challenge after another to become an outspoken advocate for the mentally ill. This documentary traces Balter's life from her Gloucester childhood through her institutionalization to her current missions to Bosnia Herzegovina.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Social Issues
Medicine
Psychology
Citation
Chicago: “Beyond Mental Illness: The Journey of Marie Balter,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_071BCC464E054BC28094D2547C0CA3A1.
MLA: “Beyond Mental Illness: The Journey of Marie Balter.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_071BCC464E054BC28094D2547C0CA3A1>.
APA: Beyond Mental Illness: The Journey of Marie Balter. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_071BCC464E054BC28094D2547C0CA3A1
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