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Dr. Drew Addresses Homelessness In Sacramento Bee Op-Ed: “Let’s rethink how we treat mentally ill”

Dr. Drew Addresses Homelessness In Sacramento Bee Op-Ed: “Let’s rethink how we treat mentally ill”

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In a recent op-ed for the Sacramento Bee, Dr. Drew Pinsky voiced his support for Senate Bill 640: the mental health reform bill by state Sen. John Moorlach.

From Sacbee.com: “Never did I imagine I would live in a state which would systematically allow patients with massive mental health needs to languish and deteriorate in the most unconscionable, abject circumstances. It was unthinkable to me as a young physician that, decades after I began my career, leadership in the State of California would –in the name of some abstract, misplaced notion of compassion – literally position the symptoms of major psychiatric illness as a guiding principle to be protected.”

Read more at sacbee.com

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