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Smokestacks from factory in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, belch black smoke into the atmosphere.
Neighborhoods in Pittsburgh are growing. More young adults are moving into the city, attracted by low housing costs, arts, culture and a trendy food scene. The city tops national lists on livability. But despite the high rankings, Pittsburgh lags in diversity and air quality. And some critics worry that a trendier Pittsburgh will drive up the cost of living and displace people with lower incomes. This program spotlights the positives in communities including Lawrenceville, Manchester and Larimer, while exploring possible ramifications of the negatives.
Renewal & Reality: Why Not Wilkinsburg? (documentary)
Premieres Thursday, December 3 at 8pm, encores Monday December 7 at 7:30pm.
Anxiety is among the most common, yet under-reported of all behavioral health issues. Forty million Americans suffer from anxiety and panic disorders – overwhelming worrying resulting in physical symptoms such as pounding heart, chest pain, shortness of breath and nausea. Through personal stories of those affected, this documentary examines the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment. It also spotlights innovative initiatives that explore the issue in vulnerable populations, such as efforts to address anxiety disorders among Carnegie Mellon University students.
Living With Mental Illness Webisodes
People living with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression and obsessive compulsive disorder share their personal stories of challenge, treatment and quality of life. Experts on those illnesses discuss diagnosis, treatment and success stories.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – online now at www.wqed.org/mentalillness
Depression – Online Monday, October 26
Schizophrenia – Online Monday, November 30
WQED Sessions (direct to web)