Is the Mental Health Crisis Contributing to the Rise in Crime

Or is it the other way around?

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Untreated mental health issues have long been criminalized in the United States. According to the Treatment Advocacy Center, in 44 states, there are more imprisoned mentally ill people than remain in the largest state-run psychiatric facilities.



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