Academy Award Winner Talks Mental Illness, Hollywood

Lindsay Lohan completed a 90-day court-ordered stay in rehab this week. Meanwhile, Amanda Bynes remains in psychiatric care.

The list of celebs in treatment goes on and on, but HLN’s Dr. Drew posed the question Wednesday night: Does the business of entertainment make it difficult, if not impossible, to treat mental illness?

To help answer that question — Academy Award winner Patty Duke – who more than 20 years ago announced she had bipolar disorder. She had even written the book “Call Me Anna” in 1987 to tell the world about her struggles with mental illness, alcohol abuse and suicide attempts.

by Dr. Drew, HLN

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