Two Experts Explain How To Stop Jailing Americans Whose Only Real Crime Is They Got Sick

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(5-31-22) Norman Ornstein lost his son to mental illness. Judge Steven Leifman, a hero in my book CRAZY: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Illness, has become a leading, national expert on how to stop the inappropriate incarceration of Americans with serious mental illnesses. 

Locking People Up Is No Way to Treat Mental Illness

If we stopped using prisons to warehouse psychiatric patients, we could heal people and save tax dollars.


About the author:

Pete Earley is the bestselling author of such books as The Hot House and Crazy. When he is not spending time with his family, he tours the globe advocating for mental health reform.

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