Sunday, August 4, 2013

When one picture is worth a thousand words! Another example why 72 hour holds do not work!

Each week across the US, dozens of reports similar to this are published. It is time we turn the direction of the chart -- more treatment, less jails!

The costly Criminalization of the mentally ill

When one picture is worth a thousand words:
Read the entire article here:
Quote from:
"We have not de-institutionalized...we have re-institutionalized into places of punishment! This is how we treat those suffering brain disorders? (aka: mental illness) You have the civil liberty to homeless and cognitively impaired>its not a danger to "pee in the alley" but you will get arrested  ... and hopefully not charged with a "sex crime" of indecent exposure ... Its a sad statement on humanity."

No comments:

Post a Comment