Alan and Gene.
Vicky, Michael, and Michael.
Ben, Garrett, David, Michael, Richard.
And thousands more.
Those who took their own lives. Those who are missing in action in a different way – homeless on our streets or lost in their own homes. Those who are a different kind of prisoner of war – a war in their minds, imprisoned in our jails. – a war in their minds, imprisoned in our jails. And those who were caught in the crossfire – law enforcement officers, family members, mental health professionals, friends.
Today we remember. And as others work to unlock the science behind these terrible diseases, we vow anew to break down the legal barriers to people getting the treatment they need.