Mental illnesses exact a heavy human and economic toll in the United States and treating patients struggling with mental illness is decidedly one of the most challenging tasks in modern medicine. We support discussions that seek to increase awareness about how mental illness affects the lives of Americans, often in hidden ways, and the work that is being done to ensure people are getting access to the treatments that are right for them.
It hasn't been easy, but she's dedicated her life to helping them — and loving them.
Maria Menounos has been caring for her parents for years. Her dad has type 1 diabetes, with his blood sugar levels often dropping dangerously low. And her mom was diagnoses with Stage 4 brain cancer, or glioblastoma, in 2016. As if that wasn't enough, she never thought she would also see them hospitalized with COVID-19. It hasn't been easy, but she's dedicated her life to helping them — and loving them. Go inside her emotional journey in a powerful and moving video diary. She's sharing it all to help others find the strength they need in their own journies.
Mom, Dad, Covid and Me | Maria Menounos www.youtube.com
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