Crazy: a father's search through America's mental health madness

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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."Crazy is a godsend. It will open the minds of many who make choices for the mentally ill. Countless numbers of us owe Pete Earley and his son, Mike, a great debt."-Patty Duke
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subject_facet Mental illness, Mental illness -- Case studies, Mentally ill -- Biography, Mentally ill -- Family relationships, Mentally ill -- Family relationships -- Case studies, Mentally ill offenders -- Florida -- Miami -- Case studies, Parent and child
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title Crazy : a father's search through America's mental health madness
title_display Crazy : a father's search through America's mental health madness
title_full Crazy : a father's search through America's mental health madness / Pete Earley, Crazy A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness, Crazy [electronic resource] : a father's search through America's mental health madness / Pete Earley
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