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Forum staff reports, Published November 16 2012

‘REEL Mental Illness’ film series planned

FARGO – Mental Health America ND will present “REEL Mental Illness: Depictions in the Movies” today and Saturday at the Fargo Theatre.

The events begin at 5:30 p.m. today with a food and wine reception, followed by a screening of “Girl Interrupted.”

After the movie, a panel of local providers will discuss the depictions of mental illness in the movie. Audience participation is encouraged.

The event will resume at 9 a.m. Saturday with discussions about the history of treatment and the vision for the future, as well as screenings of two documentaries.

Four continuing education units are available.

To register, log on to www.mhand.org or call (701) 237-5871.