The New Grim Origin of Mental Illness Stigma

¬†In an article entitled: “Airport shooter shows challenges of nation’s mental health system,” published this week of January 15, 2017 in the San Diego Union-Tribune, ¬†authored by Paul Sisson & Jeanette Steele, the very difficult shortcomings of our mental health care system which is based in a system of laws that provides for basic human rights as much as we possibly can, is full of holes and flaws. This article eloquently shares with us the very perceptive thoughts of two local figures of the San Diego area, one from the field of psychiatry and one from law enforcement. They discuss the incredible impossibilities facing us now as we see self-radicalized severely mentally ill turn into mass shooters with perhaps slowly increasing frequency.

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