December 27, 2012

breaking the Goldwater rule

Please read Paul Steinberg's piece in the New York Times about our failure as a society to address untreated schizophrenia. As with other mental illnesses, we've been so busy avoiding the cruelties of the past that we are failing now to use the information we have: treatment works but we're not doing it.

Families need help, society needs help, but most urgent: patients need help that we are simply not giving.

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