This week on Street Beat, WWJ Newsradio 950 Health Reporter Sean Lee takes an in depth look at mental health issues and the organizations helping those who struggle with it.

First, Kevin Fischer, Executive Director of the Michigan Chapter of the National Alliance On Mental Illness (NAMI), explains how his advocacy group gives those with mental illness a voice.

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Then, Irva Faber-Bermudez, the President and CEO of Detroit Central City Community Mental Health, explains how this new agency provides primary medical, mental health and preventive care to Detroiters.

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Next, Joy Calloway, the President and CEO of New Center Community Mental Health Services, explains how her group aids those with mental health issues.

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Finally, Doctor Melvin McInnis, Associate Director of University of Michigan’s Depression Center, discusses the latest research into the causes of mental illness.

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