Ligon: Working Toward a Stronger Mental Health System

As the nation mourns for the lives lost and traumatized by the tragedies in Newtown, Conn., Aurora, Colo., Tucson, Ariz., and College Station, people are talking about the importance of mental health services. We shouldn’t stigmatize people with mental illness, who are in fact more likely to be victims of violence than perpetrators. Nonetheless, we would all benefit from a stronger mental health system. On Thursday, over the noon hour, mental health advocates are rallying on the south steps of the Capitol to promote a stronger system. So what would that look like?  Read Full Article.