(00:00:52)President of "Project Share" describing his first experience leaving a hospital and entering a halfway house. Other ex-patients
supported his reintegration. Another man speaks about similar experience.
(00:02:40)Parade of the National Mental Health Consumers' Association. People carrying posters and shouting about people being united.
(00:03:06)Woman speaks about the dismantling the "wall" that separates people from receiving quality treatment. Man speaks about statistics
of those who have lived through the mental health system and live below the poverty line. SSI: supplementary security income
(00:04:41)Man sitting in audience speaking to a panel. Judi Chamberlin and others on panel respond to the man, about their respective
workplaces and how they aim to accommodate their members.
(00:06:05)Another shot of parade.
(00:06:14)Michael Deacon speaking about hate crimes against homosexuals, even though it's no longer listed as a mental illness in the
DSM (removed in 1973). A woman speaks about her experience not receiving support, particularly because she identifies as a
(00:07:29)Woman says she is going to make political figures accountable for the laws they implement. Another panel addresses the overlapping
of the criminal system with the mental health system.
(0:09:25)Return to parade and shot of people enjoying themselves.
(00:10:20)Asks people to stand on behalf of the people who are not with them today, as they are still institutionalized. Empowering
audience to break down those walls.
(00:11:48)View of parade.
(00:12:08)Paul Engels is speaking, though it is unclear about what exactly. It seems he will show a woman the conditions of a hospital
and then publicly film her response to what she sees.
(00:13:16)Woman speaking about building support and empowering one another. Woman next to her interpreting through ASL.
(00:14:25)Return to parade.
(00:14:33)Woman speaking about her desires to die everyday. Man plays flute. Woman continues that she admires the people who continue
to wake up everyday, especially for those who are lviing in challenging conditions.
(00:16:12)Shot of parade. Interviews man walking during parade, speaking out against shock therapy.
(00:18:17)Woman speaking about working together to alleviate those who are still oppressed by the mental health system.
(00:19:55)Woman speaking to the US government-- this event took place the day after everyone signed the ADA-- to uphold the new laws.
(00:20:33)Singing. People shouting "down with the wall."
(00:21:44)Man speaking about ex-patient who was killed, and how they must come together to help one another.
(00:22:26)Man reading poem, and the importance of taking more holistic view of a person's social, political, culture, and spiritual
points-of-view. An ASL interpreter was also onstage.
(00:25:10)Still photos of people who attended, with music playing from a presenter.
(00:26:28)Video ends. Credits roll. Producer and co-director: Paul Engels; Co-Director and post-production: Irene Rea; Camera: Irene
Rea, Meg Largey, Susan Jewett, Paul Engels; Sound: Michael Deacon; Music: Charlie King and Howie the Harp; Special thanks
to: Duquesne University Union Building Staff, Project Share, Susan Rogerts, Resolution, National Institute of Mental Health.