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Therapeutic Farms Are Helping Americans With Mental Illness: VICE News Tonight on HBO (Full Segment)

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A farm in Mesopotamia, Ohio — one of just six therapeutic farms in the United States — is treating people with mental illness.

Unlike routine hospital treatments, which focus on medication and short-term stabilization, Hopewell’s residents stay for an average of 180 days. And they relapse less frequently. In addition to medication, residents diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, among other mental illness, work on the farm, gaining social skills they wouldn’t practice in a more traditional setting.

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