A Bridge to Better Mental Health #10 Why We Could Have Saved van Gogh
A Bridge to Better Mental Health explores topics that reduce stigma and
increase public awareness on topics related to mental health. The Bridge Executive Director Barry
Walsh, Ph.D. shares information about the life and extraordinary talent of
painter Vincent van Gogh. Van Gogh suffered from mental illness, which Dr.
Walsh suggests could have been successfully treated today. In his
presentation, he also shows numerous paintings of van Gogh, demonstrating
the enormous talent of this prolific artist. Although van Gogh painted
hundreds of paintings, he only sold one during his lifetime.