MINDS ON THE EDGE: Facing Mental illness explores the stories of two fictional
characters, Olivia and james. Their stories are hypothetical, but the dilemas are real as
American families struggle with mental illness.
James is experiencing a return of the terrifying voices and beliefs that have plagued him,
on and off, since he was a teenager.
A family nightmare begins when parents find out that their daughter Olivia, who has been a
successful college student, has developed mental illness.