Thursday, November 28, 2013
“[T]he judge told our son: ‘I want you to take your medication, and if you don’t take the medication, I’ll put you in the state hospital,’” Mihelish told NPR. The young man followed the judge’s orders and now – nearly 30 years later – Milhelish says his son is doing “pretty darn good.”
(Nov. 25, 2013) Montana’s civil commitment laws allowed Gary Mihelish’s oldest son to begin the road to recovery after being diagnosed with schizophrenia, a journey Mihelish described this weekend on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday (“Caring for a schizophrenic son, worrying about the future,” NPR, Nov. 24).
Posted by Karen Easter, Mental Health Advocate for Assisted Outpatient Treatment at 11:43 PM