Really sad situation. Kid with obvious mental illness stabs a bunch of folks at his school, now no psych facilities are willing to take him "citing security concerns". How fucked up is that?
"It raises the question: if psychiatric hospitals don't understand mental illness, who does? Not prisons. As Al Jazeera has reported, U.S. prisons house 10 times more mentally ill people than psychiatric facilities, in extremely inhumane conditions, and many leave prison sicker than when they arrived."
Teenager Accused of Stabbing 21 at School Is Rejected by Psychiatric Hospitals, Despite Court Order via AlterNet