Reid Bertino is a 30 year old man with a long history with the mental health system. From start to finish, the mental health system has failed him and now his situation is even worse. He is currently incarcerated in a psychiatric hospital for up to life, where he receives very little actual treatment.
Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.