Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: Law enforcement

Officer May Have Driven Around Flooded Road Barriers, Killing Patients

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From Buzzfeed News: "The law enforcement officer behind the wheel of the van overtaken by floodwaters Tuesday in South Carolina, killing two women who were being...

Two Women Seeking Mental Health Care Drowned in Sheriff’s Van

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From The New York Times: "Sometime that evening, the van, carrying Ms. Green and Wendy Newton, another woman being transported to a mental health...

#Diversity? — What “Solidarity” Really Looks Like

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What would it look like if national peer-run mental health organizations and other national leaders came out with statements in support of other movements' struggle for freedom from oppression? What would it look like if we were truly unified in solidarity? We would have community-based centers providing intentional support, open 24 hours a day, instead of crowded jail cells holding people in pain. It wouldn't be easy, but we have to do it.