American Undercover – Bellevue: Inside a Non-Participatory Model of Mental Health Care

New York City’s Bellevue Hospital, the country’s most renowned psychiatric emergency center, treats as many as 7000 individuals annually. This documentary feature takes viewers for an exclusive tour inside the locked psychiatric wards of America’s largest public hospital, where they will have the opportunity to observe the sometimes tragic, sometimes comic, and always grueling struggle faced by the doctors and patients wrestling with symptoms of severe mental illness. Produced in 1998/1999, first shown in 2001.


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