Mental Health Policy Review: The Sane Thing To Do
Sadly, tragedy drives policy, and the recent General Assembly resolution to evaluate mental health treatment in the commonwealth’s penal system is no exception. While it’s laudable and appropriate, it should be broader, much broader. Schools, where we see some of the greatest mental health disasters, should be within the committee’s review. No doubt, such a review would find that inadequate mental health treatment, and not guns, is the true cause of those horrible shootings – and the continuing risk to our children.