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The Cost of Criminalizing Serious Mental Illness

Access to treatment is sorely lacking. Instead of helping people who need it the most, we are sending them to prisons and jails.

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Criminal Justice Involvement of People with Serious Mental Illness

"It is easier to dismiss the need for change when we focus only on the individual and the criminal act, and not broader socioeconomic issues."

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What Is Mental Health Probation?

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He’s Not a Criminal, He’s in Crisis

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Black Mental Health and the Importance of 988 Legislation

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The Voices that Caused Me to Lose Everything

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Neuroplasticity II: Recovery After Jail

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Neuroplasticity: How I Survived Psychosis and Jail

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Criminal Justice Reform Means Reforming the Mental Health System

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How the Mental Health System Failed Me

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