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Tue August 17, 2004
Images 03/23/2002: Pat Cole
Carrie interviews Pat Cole, a member of the Dona Ana Chapter of the National Alliance for the Mentally ill about being the parent of a schizophrenic.
Las Cruces, NM – First Aired 03/23/2002
Pat's son, Eric who died two years ago, was diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic. She spoke about how it felt to be a parent of a schizophrenic, what signs to look out for, how you cope and what help is available. Eric was a prolific composer of what Pat calls "Classical Space Music" and some of the tracks were featured in the show.