Guilty of Being Sick: Mentally Ill behind bars — Art by Rob Goldstein

The U.S. mental health system treats all mental illness as short-term, easy to solve problems of ‘behavior’. Most mental health coverage in the U.S. rules out long-term hospital stays, as well as long-term psychotherapy. For profit psychiatry took the treatment protocols for substance abuse disorders and decided to use them for everyone, regardless of diagnosis. […]

via Guilty of Being Sick: Mentally Ill behind bars — Art by Rob Goldstein

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