Morning News Show anchor Melissa Wilson showcased Menninger in an hour-long special “State of Mind,” which aired recently on Houston's KRIV FOX 26.
John M. Oldham, MD, MS, chief of staff, Jon G. Allen, PhD, senior staff psychologist, Michael Groat, PhD, director, Professionals in Crisis Program
, and Brad Kennedy, CRC, manager, Pathfinder
, were all interviewed.
Topics ranged from borderline personality disorder, the movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colo., depression and its catch-22’s and professional burnout to steps to enhance emotional wellness, shame resilience and the prevalence of brain disorders, among others. Scenes from a video tour of The Clinic's new hospital
and campus were included.
Former Menninger patient Elizabeth McIngvale, an outspoken advocate for mental health treatment and a national spokesperson for the Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation, also talked about her experience recovering from mental illness. She's now a graduate social work student.
The first segment can be seen below, while the others can be seen here