Dear World, We Are Not Monsters- Mental Illness, Media, Stigma

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We can’t keep labeling people who commit heinous acts of violence with the same term used for one in four people in this county with mental health conditions.

How are we labeling these violent, heartless killers with the with the same term (“mental illness”) that is used to describe people like Robin Williams and Kay Redfield Jamison (brilliant psychiatrist and author with bipolar disorder) and the many wonderful, compassionate, kind, thriving members of our community? Continues……

Dear World, We Are Not Monsters- Mental Illness, Media, Stigma

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