The Josselyn Center’s Take 5 For Mental Health shares meaningful conversations to raise mental health awareness and reduce stigma. This segment features Robert Kolker, an award-winning journalist, author, and mental health advocate. His latest book, Hidden Valley Road, is an in-depth account of severe mental illness and tells the story of a family with 12 children, six of whom were diagnosed with schizophrenia.

Hidden Valley Road was an instant #1 New York Times best-seller and selection of Oprah’s Book Club that was named a Top Ten Book of the Year by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and Slate. You can find the book here.