Sunday, April 6, 2014

"I think it's time for a law," said Marilyn Salzman, president of the Rio Ranch chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. "The families of those struggling with mental illness have been asking for this for a long time now."

It is reassuring to hear the president of this New Mexico NAMI chapter advocating in favor of AOT laws.

Out of concern for the safety and well-being of their loved ones, Tennessee families have been pushing for an AOT law for over seven years yet TN NAMI chooses to remain "neutral" and therefore non-supportive of an AOT law.  

Like New Mexico, Tennessee is only one of five states without AOT on the books.
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