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Public safety

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Sick and on the streets

Blog post by Kevin Sendi

Good news … no mass killings so far today. That isn’t meant to be smug or in bad humor. The sad fact is that mental illnesses like depression and various forms of psychosis are a percentage play in human beings, and society either deals with the situation effectively or suffers the consequences.

Unfortunately, we in Michigan are, and have been, getting hit very hard. Continuous emptying of state psychiatric hospitals for the past half century has decimated the number of public beds available for the treatment of acutely or chronically ill psychiatric patients all across the United States. Continue reading