14-49 Story 1: Mental Illness in Adolescents and Children

Synopsis: Two years ago, when mentally ill 20-year old Adam Lanza killed 20 grade school children and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School, some in the public blamed Lanza’s mother (also a victim) for not getting him treatment. A writer with a mentally ill son explains the many reasons why it’s not as easy to get treatment as many people think.

Host: Reed Pence. Guest: Liza Long, author of  The Price of Silence.

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