Dr Oz: Poverty, Race & Mental Illness Stigma
Dr Oz has been working to break the stigma on mental illness, hoping it can be treated like the disease that it is. The sad truth is that there are barriers to that idea that are undoubtedly hard to overcome. Two of the biggest barriers are poverty and race. He then shared the story of a bipolar patient, that left many wondering if he was shot because of his race. Last August, Alan was a college student in Houston, Texas about to graduate, until a gunshot changed his life.