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Conversation on Mental Health

Columbia College Chicago Journalism Department and the Chicago Headline Club are hosting “The Conversation on Mental Health” on Thursday, May 2nd in Room 101 of 33 E. Congress from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Hear firsthand how mental illness has affected the loved ones of Obama strategist David Alexrod and Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page.

WVON host Perri Smith will share her story of battling depression as well.

This program is aimed at journalists and will look especially at how the media covers mental health, but the program is open to others who want to get some insight about how the way mental health is covered in the media affects people and families with mental health issues.

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