CERTIFIED playwright and performer Jan Derbyshire

The Homestretch

When we talk about Canada's mental health care system we're usually talking to doctors, politicians, professors and other experts. But it's not often we talk to people who have been through the system, and we rarely talk -- and laugh -- with people who've been certified insane. But that's what we did today. Jan Derbyshire is a playwright and performer whose two successful one-woman-shows are based on her own experience within Canada's psychiatric system. Her first play was called Funny in the Head. CERTIFIED is the sequel. It debuts in Calgary this Thursday night. But first, Jan Derbyshire joined host Doug Dirks on the line.

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