The arguments of stigma are often cited as reasonable, but a closer examination shows that they are flawed.
It happened! It is going to happen again! Therefore forcing treatment and locking up the mentally ill is the answer!
What they like about AOT is that it is just about the only way for them to get treatment. So what they really support is community outpatient clinics
When you add all the provisions of the 175 page Families in Mental Health Crisis Bill together, the answer is Zero.
Yes, do something about the mental illness crisis — but not this. Murphy and his principal allies are untrustworthy.
“High functioning” has more to do with balancing bureaucratic costs than the welfare of the patient.
Instead of joining the throng when a spectacular crime is reported, we need to speak up about stigma and the ineffectiveness of the services we are offered each day of our lives.