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Mentally Ill Need to be Treated with Compassion, not as Criminals

Posted by on Monday, May 25, 2015

By Daniel Weintraub
Source: Sacramento Bee

Elyn Saks has a story that millions of people hide from their friends, their co-workers and even their families. But she wants the world to know about it.

Saks suffers from a serious mental disorder. She has schizophrenia. “Everything about my past says I shouldn’t be here,” Saks says.

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