Melinda Henneberger

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Commentary / World Dec 24, 2012

Don't confuse mental illness with evil incarnate

As a baby reporter in Texas, I covered what we euphemistically called mental health services in the state. These "services," reserved for the dangerously ill, involved brief, groggy hospital stays followed up with a handshake, script for enough pills to stun a moose, and ...