In the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean, Cuba is an island teeming with exotic biodiversity: from coral reefs pulsating with life to five-foot-long Cuban rock iguanas. As international relations thaw, what will become of this wildlife sanctuary?
Wednesday, June 23 • 8PM
Follow the origin and downfall of mental asylums in the United States. Glimpse inside Cook County prison, the nation’s largest unintended mental health facility, meet the detainees in their care, and the challenges they face both inside and out.
Wednesday, June 23 • 9PM
Mysteries OfMental Illness:
Episode 3:The Rise & FallOf The Asylum
Explore today’s most cutting-edge treatments, based on the latest understanding of mental illness, through profiles of patients undergoing deep brain stimulation surgery, infusions of ketamine and modern electro-convulsive therapy.
Wednesday, June 23 • 10PM
Episode 4:The New Frontiers
Examine ancient conceptions of mental illness and the establishment of psychiatry. Hear contemporary stories of people living with mental illness, including an aspiring astrophysicist with schizophrenia,and an Olympics-bound boxer with OCD.
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Episode 1:Evil or Illness?
Trace efforts to develop guidelines for diagnosing mental illness rooted in empirical science rather than dogma. Explore how science and societal factors are deeply entwined with ever-shifting definitions of mental health and mental illness.
Episode 2:Who's Normal?
The project home, a 1887 Queen Anne Victorian in Narragansett, Rhode Island was falling apart. The day after filming began, COVID changed everything. But the restoration continues, and this old house will return to its Gilded Age beauty.
Thursday,June 24 • 8PM
Tom and Kevin explain everything you need to know about using, installing, maintaining and repairing windows.
Thursday, June 24 • 8:30PM
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