This petition will start our lawmakers looking at one of the major problems in our society. People who have raised their hands over and over, showing themselves to be a potential threat to themselves and others are repeatedly ignored until they show up at our schools, movie theaters or other public venues. Families are being destroyed. Peoples lives are hideously impacted by illnesses that…
I am a 50-year-old daughter, mother, grandmother, WOMAN who is currently in transition. I am an…Read More
I have an adult son who is my only biological child. He is caring and loving and funny and witty. He's a brilliant singer/songwriter. He's the father of 4-year-old son. He is also mentally ill.
His illness basically robs him of the above-mentioned qualities. He is resistant to treatment and…Read More
I have adult son,with a TBI,from a car accident. Most of the time he acts like a kid,then there are theBAD days when he Freaks out and can be violent! It scares me at times, his brothers told him ,he better NEVER put his Hands on me(MOM),or he will be sorry! He is also a Alcoholic! He needs to go…Read More
I am employed as a correctional officer.My peers and I agree that there are individuals that are incarcerated when in fact they should be receiving mental health treatment. Traditional rehabilitation is beyond their capacity ,thus, they will be released with the same level of instability.