Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Good Judge-ment

A powerful letter to the editor by Judge Tom Rickhoff, a probate judge from Bexar County, Texas, highlights many of the unfortunate realities of our nation’s mental health system. Judge Rickhoff rightly points out the important role lack of treatment must play in any discussion of stigma, explaining that “we must recognize and treat the dangerously mentally ill, not just fight the stigma.”

We couldn’t agree more.

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