SCHIZOPHRENIA

Article: "Interventions to Prevent Psychosis"

An impending psychotic break can be identified and prevented if it is recognized early and appropriate steps are taken to head it off.

New York Times, Sept. 2, 2019

Article: "She struggled for years to help her mentally ill son. Was criminal court the only option?"

SF Chronicle, Feb. 4, 2019

These days, the main path to treatment at a state psychiatric hospital is through jail. However controversial those state hospitals may be, many families conclude they are the best option for their loved ones.

“That is a sad state of affairs in our society, that only when you get locked up does it become a priority to get you treatment,” said Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey, who said she’s heard many parents describe similar desperation.

Article: "New Approach May Alleviate Schizophrenia"

This article was published in The New York Times, October 20, 2015.

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