THIS IS AMERICA & THE WORLD is a weekly, international affairs television series, which is produced in Washington, New York City, and in countries around the world. The series is broadcast nationally on public television and PBS stations. The series is also distributed internationally by Voice of America Television. Whether here in the United States or abroad, DENNIS WHOLEY sets out to explore the cultural, social and political lives of people around the world.
On this program, Dennis Wholey speaks with psychiatrist Jay Shore, MD. As Director of Telemedicine at the University of Colorado's Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center, Dr. Shore has helped usher in the new era of teletherapy to patients in need of help. His work has given him first-hand experience with people confronting pandemic related stresses in urban locations as well as patients in remote areas facing their own unique struggles. In addition, Dr. shore discusses the warning signs for depression and suicide and methods of treatment ranging from talk therapy to medication to hospitalization.