A COUNTRY IN DENIAL–WHY MASS SHOOTINGS WILL CONTINUE IN THE U.S.
We’re saying to families trying desperately to deal with severely mentally ill loved ones that they need to function as primary caregivers, law enforcement officers, security guards, nurses, emergency responders, advocates, therapists, translators, medical archives, and, in some cases, jailors. We’re telling them they need to take this on “voluntarily” when we know, in reality, it’s a requirement, and the consequences of their not doing so could be catastrophic.
ATTACKS ON OUR SCHOOLS: WHY WE’RE UNPREPARED TO MEET THE CHALLENGE
There’s a perfect storm in the U.S.–an inability to admit how harmful it is to raise a “lockdown generation”; a gun lobby with the power to prevent even modest gun reform; a lack of focus on the needs of the young.