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A Must Read Post on Mental Illness

  This guest post was shared with me on Facebook.  In the wake of the killings of children in Connecticut, it’s insight into how a parent with a mentally ill child deals with daily life. I’ve excerpted a couple of paragraphs, but please click through and read the entire post. I live with a son…

Kelly Thomas: Another Story of What is Wrong with the Mental Health System

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Rarely a day goes by that a person with Schizophrenia doesn’t live in a state of constant fear, sadness and confusion. Symptoms range from audio hallucinations, paranoia, delusional and disorganized thinking, and depression. They hear voices, often commanding them to hurt themselves. They hear these voices as clearly as the voices we hear when someone is talking to us.