No, we do not want to bring back asylums (but we never 'really' got rid of them). — Project LETS

No, we do not want to bring back asylums (but we never ‘really’ got rid of them).

Written by: Stefanie Kaufman

CONTENT WARNING: discussion of ableism, institutions, prison systems, psychiatric abuse, sterilization, lobotomies, graphic images

For years, mentally ill folks, disabled folks, and neurodivergent folks have been screaming into the void that linking mass shooting and mental illness was dangerous and life-threatening for our communities. Now, the folks in power (including POTUS/45) are advocating for institutionalization and asylums to make their way back into our society. And our communities are saying: H*** NO.

In POTUS’s words:

“Years ago, we had mental [...]

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