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Broadway Musical Next to Normal

"Next to Normal"/ Minnesota Medical Foundation


In May 2011, the Isora Foundation partnered with the Minnesota Medical Foundation to sponsor a "mental heath awareness reception" at the Ordway Theater in St. Paul, MN. The event took place before the performance of the Broadway Musical "Next To Normal" which deals with a family's struggle with bipolar disorder.

The event brought community members together to increase public awareness of innovative neuroscience research efforts and new treatment interventions for those suffering from mental illness.
www.mmf.umn.edu/neuro/index.cfm
  • At the reception, Dr. Charles Schulz, head of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota, interviews writer, Andrew Gadtke, about his experience with mental illness. www.ordway.org/blog/?id=124