Mental Illness | Millions suffer from mental illness, and their families say they feel abandoned by a failed mental health system and often by churches
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/07/14, 01:00 am
PHOENIX—Some stories of the mentally ill have a happy ending. Most don’t. Medical advances make it possible for many people to function in the world instead of undergoing institutionalization. But many seriously mentally ill people don’t follow prescriptions for a simple reason: They don’t realize they’re ill.