Anyplace but here

United States, 1978

Film
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Examines the dilemma facing the mentally ill in America and the people who try to help them. With the advent of stabilising drugs, more patients are returning to the community. However, unless the patients have homes to return to they are released into communities unprepared to either accept or treat them. Follows three patients on their separate paths as they seek their release from a psychiatric centre.

Credits

director

Maurice Murad

producer

Tom Spain

production company

C B S News

Language

English

Duration

00:50:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32252

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Institutional care

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Institutional care

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental illness

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental illness - Public opinion

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental illness - Treatment

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mentally handicapped

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Psychiatric hospital care

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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