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America is facing a mental health crisis and we want to hear from you about how our nation can solve it.

Watch Bedlam - the latest documentary from Independent Lens. Then, share your feedback - and see feedback from other viewers through the interactive feedback experience.


The documentary is available for streaming through Monday, April 27 at the link above. Watch and then share your feedback!

About Bedlam: Bedlam is a new documentary from filmmaker and practicing psychiatrist, Kenneth Paul Rosenberg M.D., who visits ERs, jails, and homeless camps to examine our national mental health crisis. Dr. Rosenberg follows the poignant stories of people grappling with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other chronic psychiatric conditions, whose silence and shame often worsen the suffering.

About ITVS: Independent Television Service® (ITVS) brings independently-produced, high-quality public broadcast and new media programs to local, national, and international audiences. The independent producers who create ITVS programs take creative risks, tackle complex issues, and express points of view seldom explored in the mass media. ITVS programs enrich the cultural landscape with the voices and visions of underrepresented communities, and reflect the interests and concerns of a diverse society.

About Independent Lens: Independent Lens is America’s home for independent documentary film, and each week presents an original documentary film made by one of the best independent filmmakers working today. Independent Lens films have won 19 Emmy Awards, 16 Peabody Awards, five duPont-Columbia University Awards, and have received 10 Academy Award nominations. Independent Lens won the 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017 International Documentary Association (IDA) Award for Best Continuing Series.

About Louisiana Public Broadcasting: Since 1975, Louisiana Public Broadcasting has been the public television network for the state of Louisiana with stations in Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe and Shreveport. LPB’s mission is to improve the lives of all Louisianans with the highest quality programming that educates, enlightens and entertains and that showcases Louisiana’s unique history, people, places and events reaching audiences over-the-air, on the web, in the home and in the classroom. Learn more at

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