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Are all mentally ill people dangerous?

Recently, my local community experienced a tragedy in which a woman who had suffered for decades with untreated schizophrenia fatally shot a police officer. While it is true that certain mental illnesses can result in erratic, occasionally violent behavior (especially … Continue reading

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Seven Myths about Mental Illness

In 2005, Elder Alexander B. Morrison, an Emeritus General Authority of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, gave a general conference talk addressing “Myths about Mental Illness.” This talk should be required reading for everyone, especially leaders and … Continue reading

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