FACTBOMB

se-smith:

Violence and Mental Illness: The Facts (SAMHSA)

Mental Illness: Facts and Numbers (NAMI)

Misconceptions About Madness and Mayhem (Harvard University Press Blog)

Crazy Talk (Slate)

Half of people shot by police are mentally ill, investigation finds (Salon)

Violence and mental illness: an overview (NIMH)

Understanding severe mental illness (NIMH)

Mentally ill likely to be victims of violence (Mental Illness Policy)

Violence and Mental Illness (Canadian Mental Health Association)

Let’s check our ableism.

(via abbyjean)