Emily on WPR

Is It Time To Bring Back Mental Health Hospitals?

Following the shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, President Trump said the shooter belonged in a mental health institution. While our guest disagrees with Trump on the link between gun violence and mental health, he makes a case for bringing back mental health hospitals. This hour we explore the history of psychiatric institutions.  

Click to listen to Emily's response during a discussion on mental health on WPR (around the 34:30 mark).