Mind Benders

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This collection was developed specifically for YOU! Mind Benders are selected from titles featured on local radio programs, such as KUER’s RadioWest; and in national and local news sources.  Titles may be available in audiobook or eMedia editions.

Insane:  America's Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness
Artist/Author/Cast:
Roth, Alisa

An urgent exposé of the mental health crisis in our courts, jails, and prisons America has made mental illness a crime. Jails in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago each house more people with mental illnesses than any hospital. As many as half of all people in America's jails and prisons have a psychiatric disorder. One in four fatal police shootings involves a person with such disorders.