NAMI http://wrvo.org en Dealing with youth mental illness http://wrvo.org/post/dealing-youth-mental-illness <p>More education on mental illness in youth is needed throughout American society. That’s the conclusion of two guests this week on “Take Care.” Michael Fitzpatrick, the executive director of <a href="http://nami.org">NAMI</a> (National Alliance on Mental Illness) and Karen Winters Schwartz, who has two children who dealt with mental health issues, both agree education is key to helping young people and their families cope with mental illness. Winters Schwartz wrote a book "Where Are the Cocoa Puffs?: A Family's Journey Through Bipolar Disorder," a fictionalized account based on her experience with one of her children; she also is a board member of NAMI.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Michael Fitzpatrick and Karen Winters Schwartz.</strong></p><p> Sun, 30 Jun 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 40357 at http://wrvo.org Dealing with youth mental illness