Willamette Wake Up 09/26/2017 — The Peer Support Approach to Mental Illness

Willamette Wake Up

Willamette Wake Up 09/26/2017 -- The Peer Support Approach to Mental Illness

Show Notes

Ken Hetsel, who learned from his own struggle with mental illness and homelessness the value of "peer support" communities in breaking down the debilitating isolation experienced by the mentally ill, leads and supports such a community here in Salem.  In this interview, Ken explains why it works for him and others.


About Willamette Wake Up

Willamette Wake Up is KMUZ’s morning news magazine program that explores what mid-Valley people are doing and talking about through news segments and interviews. The Willamette Wake Up team is dedicated to exploring the deeper stories that define and affect our community. Join us live every weekday morning from 8 to 9 o’clock and repeats 6 to 7PM.

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