If you break a leg or come down with a disease that confines you to bed, people generally know what to do. But that's physical illness.
Mental illness presents a different set of challenges in diagnosis and treatment.
All of the members of Southern Oregon Compass House in Medford learned this firsthand.
Once a month, we visit with clubhouse members and staffers to explore issues in mental illness, issues we're often hearing about for the first time.
Compass Radio returns with José telling his story of overcoming mental illness. Elizabeth Hazlewood, Executive Director of Compass House, joins us.