Monday, November 12, 2012


Mental illness is a pay-now-or-pay-later disease. People who don’t get routine treatment when they are more stable often end up needing emergency treatment after they become less stable – and when it costs more. Along the way from more to less stable, they also often generate significant public costs from arrest, incarceration, victimization, etc.

Click here to read a recent article written by Treatment Advocacy Center on:

Chicago’s Psych Patients Didn’t Disappear, They Just Got Sicker

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