With user's guide by Linda Hillhouse Donelson (filed under accompanying material for Video No. 6)
Audience: Family groups, mental health professionals, policy makers
Summary: Dramatization of the live of long term mentally ill people as they attempt to function in their communities. Portrayed by a theatre group comprising people with mental illness, situations include: frustrations with jail and social security situations, hospital readmission, helping in a crises hostel, developing life skills, and dealing with stigma
An introductory teaching video and resource guide for health care professionals. The video follows the coming out stories of four different individuals, underscoring their experiences with health care and professional care givers. The guide accompanying the video recommends what to look and listen for in the narratives and also deals with the importance of understanding and learning about the health care needs of the gay, lesbian and bisexual patients, explorers the learner's attitudes toward homosexuality, and includes bibliography and resource list for both patients and professionals.