We need to start a conversation about the mental health field’s dilemma (dilemma? I feel like that fails to capture what’s going on …) Okay, I’ve got it: the mental health field’s EPIC FAILURE, on such a disastrous level that some (a lot) mentally ill folks are being JAILED, instead of being given the humane treatment and compassion they deserve. I am fired up about this issue, as you will see as I begin to unravel my story. No one wants to talk about this issue. But I am here, now, a voice for every one of my mentally ill brothers and sisters who are suffering. My name is Kari, and I suffer too (diagnoses next post). Ab uno disce omnes, “From one, learn all.” I am going to start the conversation. It’s time.