Friday, May 19, 2006

“It's like you almost have to do a major crime to get help.”

Although it seems that most news agencies have unfortunately decided to take Monica Randolph’s story as humorous, if you look past the sensation surrounding her husband’s injuries, you find a woman continually failed by Pennsylvania’s treatment system. Ms. Randolph’s brother told reporters that his sister would repeatedly stop her medications when she felt better, turning her into a “monster.”

We at TAC wonder how many tragic stories it will take for Pennsylvania to finally revisit their ridiculously outdated treatment standard so that families like the Randolph’s can finally get the help they so desperately need.