I am so glad to see this!
This is a documentary about what happens when mental illness and police intersect. This is the “weapon” we need, to fight ignorance by means of information and education.
My personal psychiatrist spends most of his time in prison. He is a prison psychiatrist. He tells me that roughly 50% of the prison population have a pre-existing psychiatric diagnosis–and he gives me a sardonic smile as he says, “And the rest are undiagnosed.”
Whether or not you agree with that, I’m sure you will agree that beating, shooting, tasering, and incarcerating people who may simply be disoriented, delusional, hallucinating, or displaying side effects of anti-psychotic medicines such as stiff gait and slurred speech, is not only inappropriate and inhumane, but criminal.
If you agree with the message of this film, I urge you to go to the authors’ website and see how you can…
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