Sunday, February 9, 2014

Inside a Mental Hospital called Jail: Excellent OpEd in NY Times today!

As Sheriff Dart puts it: “We’ve systematically shut down all the mental health facilities, so the mentally ill have nowhere else to go. We’ve become the de facto mental health hospital.”
Do we really want to go back two centuries? Doesn’t that seem not only inhumane but also deluded — on our part?
READ IT HERE:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/09/opinion/sunday/inside-a-mental-hospital-called-jail.html?_r=0

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