Daily Archives: March 24, 2015

Huffington Post Op Ed: Elements of a Public Policy Discussion Concerning the Treatment of Mental Illness

Not sure if I see everything the way the author does, but Brad Reed asks some good questions.

“We are all touched directly or indirectly by mental illness. Many commentators note unresolved issues and debatable policies within our mental health system. It is time as a society to rethink our approach to mental illness. This comment begins with an explanation of “public policy,” followed by a very brief general history of our society’s approach to mental illness, and concludes with 15 of the many questions that should be studied and debated.” Article