Commentary: Prison & Mental Illness Commentator Lisa Suhay describes putting her violent, bipolar brother into prison. While her family and her community are safer with him locked up, Suhay wonders if prison is really a solution for people with mental illness.
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Commentary: Prison & Mental Illness

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Commentator Lisa Suhay describes putting her violent, bipolar brother into prison. While her family and her community are safer with him locked up, Suhay wonders if prison is really a solution for people with mental illness.