USA Today Cover Story: “The Cost Of Not Caring”

By Jonathan FrazierMay 13, 2014

“We have replaced the hospital bed with the jail cell, the homeless shelter and the coffin,” says Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., a child psychologist leading an effort to remodel the mental health system. “How is that compassionate?”

This quote is from today’s cover story in USA Today, titled “The Cost of Not Caring,” the first in a series of stories where USA Today will be exploring the human and financial costs of not caring for the 10 million Americans with serious mental illness. 

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