Tag Archives: prison

Mentally Ill Son Incarcerated: One Reader’s Story

Stories about mentally ill offenders are generally not of a positive nature. Typically, the stories are focused on the disturbing prison conditions often faced by mentally ill offenders increasingly being housed in jails and prisons. Below is one reader’s story. “Hi, my son has been suffering from schizophrenia for the past 5 years. In Oct. of 2011 he […]

Parents of Mentally Ill Psych Hospital Shooter Blog About the Incident

Two Interesting News Stories Sea of Heartbreak: Blog Post By Parents Of Killer John Shick Leaves More Questions Than Answers Source: Pittsburgh Post Gazette The above article is about a blog post by the parents of a schizophrenic man John Shick who killed one person and wounded 5 others on a shooting spree at a large psychiatric […]