At the Close of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Mental Health Emergency of the President has Gone Unaddressed

As Mental Health Awareness Month draws to a close, the most major national mental health emergency has still gone unaddressed. I am speaking of the mental health, or lack thereof, of the president. It is a mental impairment that has been deadly through action and inaction, with just one aspect causing at least 36,000 deaths and which is now fueling a nation’s flames.

That the mental health field has been silent is unconscionable. A prominent psychiatric association campaigned not just to protect a public figure…



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