PBS NewsHour

In Liberia, mental illness is the new health crisis

Clip: 11/13/2018 | 6m 21s

In 2014, an Ebola outbreak ravaged three West African countries. Now many of the same communities are facing a new health struggle: mental illness. In rural Liberia, diseases such as depression and schizophrenia are often considered a “curse” and relegated to treatment from spiritual healers. Special correspondent Molly Knight Raskin reports, in partnership with the Pulitzer Center.

Aired: 11/13/18

Rating: NR

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