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Another year of institutionalization

Between juggling kids’ schedules and a full-time job, I just couldn’t find time to write.  I thought about it as first the holidays passed, and then his birthday.  I thought about it when I read about Mr. Holmes in CO, and then the CT incident because there were a myriad of articles and analyses about … Continue reading

Emergency Meds v. physical restraints

Last I wrote, there was a question about whether the state hospital placed Brandon in restraints due to hitting himself in the head.  This kind of behavior would normally have been cause for a judge to order Brandon on emergency medication.  When I called to find out what was going on, upper management expressed concern about the discrepancy and … Continue reading