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NWI Times Price of Poverty Series

June 21, 2014

Filling Mental Health Service Gaps is Necessary by Dr. Danita Johnson-Hughes

“It appears that on a regular basis we now hear news accounts of individuals, in the midst of a psychiatric crisis, who severely wound or kill others, often before taking their own lives.

These types of incidents have served to put a spotlight on the nation’s mental health system. Yes, people who commit these atrocities are most likely mentally ill. How else could they do what they do?