How is it that a psychiatric disorder is the only disease in which the family is systematically excluded from participation in the treatment plan?Are people suffering from mental illness overrepresented amongst the homeless?Does the state prison system become the new treatment locale for those with mental health disorders?YLR host Jeff Hayden is joined by Deputy San Mateo County Counsel Paul Sheng, Dr. George Bach-Y-Rita, and Emma, the mother of a consumer of the mental health system who has been advocating for change for some 25 years.If you have questions for Jeff and his guests, please call, toll-free, at (866( 798-8255.
Is the homeless population disproportionately inclusive of people suffering from mental illness? Are the mentally ill overrepresented amongst the homeless? In the criminal justice system?Is conservatorship the answer? What can history teach us?Joining YLR host, Jeff Hayden, is Dr. George Bach-Y-Rita, Attorney Marianna S. Klebanov, and Deputy San Mateo County Counsel Paul Sheng.Questions for Jeff and his guests? Please call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.