This November 8 – 9, 2018 Fountain House, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Global Mental Health at Columbia University Medical Center, Grand Challenges Canada and citiesRISE, will convene a first-of-its-kind international conference Healthier Longer Lives for People with Serious Mental Illness to drive change and inspire investment and implementation of global, national and local action that improves the lives of people with serious mental illness.
Join the Academy of Architecture for Justice Conference 2018 in Jersey City, NJ November 14-17.
The Story of Jan Green: How She Survived Jail Living with Schizophrenia, Bi-Polar Disorder and Depression
Denied medication and sanitary napkins, pepper sprayed and locked in solitary confinement for months, Jan Green (left) spent more than 2 years in jail awaiting trial for charges that were eventually dismissed.
The Virginian-Pilot's investigation of the deaths of over 400 people with mental illness describes in graphic and horrific detail, the shameful state of mental health "treatment" in many US jails.