stop60 Minutes has an interesting segment entitled “Untreated Mental Illness and Imminent Danger?” Except for some stigmatizing language, this is an excellent segment that sums up the serious consequences of replacing psychiatric treatment with incarceration.

Please watch the segment and let us know what you think.

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Kraynak, J. (2013). Dangers of Untreated Mental Illness on 60 Minutes. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 27, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/bipolar/2013/09/untreated-mental-illness-60-minutes/

 

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