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Crazy: A Father's Search through America's Mental Health Madness 1st Edition 9780425213896
Product Edition:1st Edition
Author: Pete Earley
Book Name: Crazy: A Father's Search through America's Mental Health Madness
Subject Name: science

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�A magnificent gift to those of us who love someone who has a mental illness�Earley has used his considerable skills to meticulously research why the mental health system is so profoundly broken.��Bebe Moore Campbell author of 72 Hour HoldFormer Washington Post reporter Pete Earley had written extensively about the criminal justice system. But it was only when his own son�in the throes of a manic episode�broke into a neighbor's house that he learned what happens to mentally ill people who break a law.This is the Earley family's compelling story a troubling look at bureaucratic apathy and the countless thousands who suffer confinement instead of care brutal conditions instead of treatment in the �revolving doors� between hospital and jail. With mass deinstitutionalization large numbers of state mental patients are homeless or in jail-an experience little better than the horrors of a century ago. Earley takes us directly into that experience�and into that of a father and award-winning journalist trying to fight for a better way.Read more

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