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Not criminals but mental-health patients

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An Illinois undersheriff, commenting on some of offenders he must deal with: ”They’re really not criminals; they’re mental-health patients”.

And indeed many more of America’s healthcare and law- enforcement system challenges could be better addressed if there were more understanding of the huge role that mental and behavioral health play in crime and in more overtly “physical-health” matters.

And why don’t more of the mentally ill take their medication?

Because they’re mentally ill.

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