TREATMENT, NOT CRIMINALIZATION

TREATMENT, NOT CRIMINALIZATION

“On Tuesday, Perez’s mother, Lisa Kania, protested her son’s prosecution outside the courthouse, saying that District Attorney Dan Dow shouldn’t criminalize her son, who was delusional and had been placed at the facility on a 72-hour involuntary hold when he struck the technician.”

(Reaction to hallucinations and delusions. When people with serious mental illness act out, they are often doing so as a logical reaction to their delusions, hallucinations, and paranoia. If you think someone is the Devil and trying to kill you, you will try to hurt them first.-DJ Jaffe)

http://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/crime/article211928659.html

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