In 1990, Congress named this week -- Oct. 3 through 9 -- Mental Illness Awareness Week, giving NAMIs across the country a perfect opportunity to educate the public about serious mental illness.
What: Week-Long Series On Mental Illness
When: First segment airs tonight at 5:45 p.m.
Where: Channel 4 News
Who: News Anchor Michelle Wright interviews local people about their experience with mental illness and recovery.
Why: To educate people and reduce stigma
Watch tonight and all this week. For more information about mental illness, visit the NAMI Southwestern Pennsylvania website.