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PODCAST: Kennedy says mental illness deserves same treatment as other illnesses

April 12, 2013
by Shannon Brys, Associate Editor
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Patrick Kennedy is:

  • a former congressman
  • a behavioral health advocate
  • a brain research crusader
  • President John F. Kennedy's nephew
  • an open utilizer of substance use services

Kennedy recently spoke at the National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council) 2013 conference in Las Vegas.

Listen to this podcast to find out why he believes mental illness deserves the same treatment as other diseases and illnesses.