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A moving account of the failure of mental health care | Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT

On mental health in the United States:

“Gionfriddo’s account will not be surprising to those who have had a child with mental illness, but it will be an eye-opener to those who haven’t. “We would never treat any other chronic, prevalent disease the way we treat mental illness,” he writes. It took a nation to put Tim where he is, Gionfriddo concludes. “And it will take a national commitment to get him back.”

via A moving account of the failure of mental health care | Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT.

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