For the last four years, KSTP-TV meteorologist Ken Barlow has turned his laser-like focus on one issue: encouraging people to speak openly about mental illness and to support those with a mental health diagnosis.
On Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m., Hutchinson will make a stop in St. Paul for a screening and discussion of the film, “Pack Up Your Sorrows,” at the Wellstone Center.
Ken Barlow hid his bipolar disorder diagnosis for years. But since he’s gone public he’s received more than 2,000 letters and e-mails of support.
An online editor for New Scientist magazine observes “a surprising amount of modern medical detail” in the bard’s plays.