“Stand Up For The Stupid and Crazy”-A case for supporting public funding of Mental Health Care

Chances are that each of us has been either directly or indirectly affected by Mental Illness at some time in our life. Chances also are that we have paid for treating Mental Illness in one way or another. Whether it be paying for psychotherapy or pharmacotherapy following a particularly bad event in our lives or by our tax dollars going towards treating others who have, or claim to have, a mental illness.
How much should we as a society be responsible for when it comes to Mental Health needs and how much should an individual take responsibility for?

Review: Wolf At The Table

The book “A Wolf At The Table” is another slice of Burroughs childhood.It grabbed me by the throat and wouldn’t let go. It is a horror story unlike anything I have ever read by this author. There are indeed flashes of humor, but the underlying text can move one to tears.