Jim Piersall, a successful center fielder (1950-67), struggled publicly with mental health problems as a player, was hospitalized twice, treated with lithium, then recovered aneopd became a baseball “lifer.”
Tag Archives: National Alliance on Mental Illness
I interviewed Jeff Smith, TV’s “Frugal Gourmet,” who was at the height of his stardom, and happy all the time, at least in public. But it was a sad day for me. I did my job because I was a disciplined person and a workaholic. My job was who I was, not just what I did.
Years of underfunding, and change-averse mental health chief executives brought the NH mental health system from 2nd best in the nation to a grade of D-plus in only 10 years.