When Will Mental Health Services Become A Priority?

This past January, I wrote 2015 must be the year America addresses its mental health crisis. The circumstances surrounding yesterday's tragic shootings at a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, further underscore that we must invest significantly more resources and improve the mental-behavioral health services in our communities. We cannot continue to ignore what is staring us in the face - America's mental health system is broken and lives are being destroyed as a result.