AMAZING MUST WATCH VIDEO
Not only can many of us relate to this story it articulates why we all need to communicate with our local legislators to advocate for change and to educate them.
Why mental illness should never be a crime
PBS | Clip: 01/11/2019 | 7m 14s
Jerri Clark’s son Calvin was in college when his erratic behavior began, eventually leading to a diagnosis of bipolar disorder. His run-ins with law enforcement convinced Clark that medical and legal systems have very little tolerance for individuals with serious psychiatric issues. She shares her brief but spectacular take on why mental illness ‘should never be a crime.