The Resource Crazy : a father's search through America's mental health madness, Pete Earley, (electronic resource)

Crazy : a father's search through America's mental health madness, Pete Earley, (electronic resource)

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Crazy : a father's search through America's mental health madness
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Crazy
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a father's search through America's mental health madness
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Pete Earley
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  • Fathers search through Americas mental health madness
  • America's mental health madness
  • Crazy
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a fathers search through Americas mental health madness
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eng
Summary
Pete Earley had no idea. He'd been a journalist for over thirty years, and the author of several award-winning-even bestselling-nonfiction books about crime and punishment and society. Yet he'd always been on the outside looking in. He had no idea what it was like to be on the inside looking out until his son, Mike, was declared mentally ill, and Earley was thrown headlong into the maze of contradictions, disparities, and catch-22s that is America's mental health system.The more Earley dug, the more he uncovered the bigger picture: Our nation's prisons have become our new mental hospitals. Crazy tells two stories. The first is his son's. The second describes what Earley learned during a yearlong investigation inside the Miami-Dade County jail, where he was given complete, unrestricted access. There, and in the surrounding community, he shadowed inmates and patients; interviewed correctional officers, public defenders, prosecutors, judges, mental-health professionals, and the police; talked with parents, siblings, and spouses; consulted historians, civil rights lawyers, and legislators. The result is both a remarkable piece of investigative journalism, and a wake-up call-a portrait that could serve as a snapshot of any community in America
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A dual memoir and journalistic investigation into the criminalization of America's mentally ill describes the author's battle with the shortcomings of the nation's mental health system after his son was declared ill, and exposes what the author learned throughout his year-long investigation into the Miami-Dade County jail
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Midwest
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Earley, Pete
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362.2092
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Read by Michael Prichard
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  • Mentally ill offenders
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a father's search through America's mental health madness
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Crazy : a father's search through America's mental health madness, Pete Earley, (electronic resource)
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MWT10756482
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (720 min.))
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9781400122561
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Crazy : a father's search through America's mental health madness, Pete Earley, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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MWT10756482
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (720 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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9781400122561
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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MWT10756482
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