Monthly Archives: April 2011

New Report: More Mentally Ill in Prisons Than Hospitals

A recent report jointly issued by The Treatment Advocacy Center and the National Sheriffs’ Association brings alarming news. There are now more mentally ill in prison than in psychiatric hospitals. We are back to the 1840s. Dorothea Dix, that greatest … Continue reading

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New Link: Citizens Commission on Human Rights International

In keeping with our philosophy of open-mindedness, respect for individual freedom, and open access to all information for all people in the maelstrom of mental illness, PsychOdyssey is pleased to post this new international link, which we have just discovered … Continue reading

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New Research Topic: Health Care Reform

One of this country’s great challenges and opportunities is the reform of its health care system. The outcomes of this controversial, contentious subject has implications for every American citizen, but especially for loved ones with psychiatric disabilities and their loved … Continue reading

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New Link: Allen Institute of Brain Science

Today’s Wall Street Journal (April 13, 2011) has a report on an exciting initiative by the Allen Institute of Brain Science in Seattle. Founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the Institute has just posted to the Internet the world’s first … Continue reading

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