In the absence of adequate mental health facilities…

prison…let’s use our prisons.

Read this Vox piece, on how law enforcement deals with people who have mental illnesses. The article includes:

It’s a terrifying statistic: Someone with an untreated mental illness is 16 times more likely to be killed by police than other civilians approached or stopped by law enforcement, according to a 2015 report by the Treatment Advocacy Center.

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