The Transylvania Times -

Emergency

 

November 30, 2017



How can we, as a civil society, stand by and allow the mentally ill be robbed of treatment that is so needed. There is a downward spiral in the care of the “least of these.”

Intelligent, educated people with psychiatric illnesses often do not excel. They are held back by brain disorders, not “craziness.” Often, they conceal these illnesses so that they can hold jobs.

Stigma is rampant in workplaces and in homes, surprisingly among families. People are ashamed of themselves and for ill family members.

We cannot turn away. Wasted talent and intellect constitute and dictate that...



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