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Those who need it most don’t get psychiatric care. It’s a mental health crisis | Vyom Sharma

People die without getting adequate psychiatric help, and it turns out even killing someone else isn’t enough to qualify for care. The system is failing

What, precisely, is a crisis? Generally, things have to get pretty bad to be defined as one. “Housing”, “North Korean”, and ”global financial” have all seemed to earn that suffix. The problem with defining “crisis” is partly one of banality through overuse – if you believe even half of what you read, we are perpetually beset by it, in one form or another. So hearing the c-word in a context anything less than epic tends to …read more