Or do we have a different problem?
There has been much talk about how these incidents have increased over the last 30 years… while that observation is worthy of additional scrutiny to determine its validity, it does correspond to the worlds, and particularly the U.S., changing the way we handle the mentally ill and their subsequent treatment.
Here is an interesting story published yesterday in the Hartford Courant. A CT. Newspaper. These stories are not unusual.
This link will take to the story.
We must be very careful how this discussion of mental illness progresses. We seem to be in a rush to assign illness to every individual in every circumstance such a PTSD to Autism. Certainly there are many valid cases of these illnesses, but there are also certainly many which are not.
December 15th, 2012 at 7:27 pm
Killers are going to kill -it is their nature
Homicide rates in Canada rise 7%
Firearm deaths at lowest level in almost 50 years as killers favour the blade