Patrick Kennedy

Patrick Kennedy talks to WBZ-TV's Bree Sison. (WBZ-TV)

Matters Of The Mind: The Politics of Mental Health

WBZ-TV’s Bree Sison looks at the challenges mental health advocates face getting politicians to pay attention to their cause.


Former RI Congressman Patrick Kennedy. (WBZ-TV)

Patrick Kennedy: “Depression Killed Robin Williams”

Robin Williams’ suicide is prompting a larger discussion about depression.


Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and actress Cherly Hines wed Aug. 2, 2014 at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Weds Actress Cheryl Hines In Hyannisport

Robert Kennedy Jr. and actress Cheryl Hines are planning a wedding at the Kennedy In Hyannis Saturday.


Patrick Kennedy (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Mental Health Advocate Patrick Kennedy

Mental health programs and destigmatizing mental health disorders, were some of the topics discussed with Jon Keller on this week’s Keller @ Large.


Patrick Kennedy (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Patrick Kennedy Promotes Mental Health In Boston

Patrick Kennedy, one of the nation’s leading advocates for better treatment of the mentally ill, was in Boston Thursday, sharing his own struggle with bipolar disorder and addiction.


Medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Pot Reform Group Touts Health-Based Debate In NH

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy and supporters of his advocacy group are in New Hampshire railing against a bill that would legalize recreational use of marijuana.


Ted Kennedy Jr. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Ted Kennedy Jr. Considering Mass. Senate Run

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy says his Connecticut-based brother, Ted Kennedy Jr., is considering running for the likely soon-to-be-vacant Massachusetts Senate seat.


Patrick Kennedy and Amy Petitgout (Credit: © David G. Curran/

Patrick Kennedy And Wife Have Baby Boy

Former Rhode Island U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy and his wife, Amy Petitgout, have welcomed a baby boy to their family.


The late Sen. Ted Kennedy (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Patrick Kennedy: Brown Misrepresenting Father’s Health Care Legacy

Former Rep. Patrick Kennedy says his father’s legacy on federal health care legislation is being misrepresented by Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown.


Patrick Kennedy and Amy Petitgout (Credit: © David G. Curran/

Patrick Kennedy Announces His Wife Is Pregnant

Patrick Kennedy says his wife Amy Petitgout is pregnant with his first child.