Crying for a Cure | Ginger Lerner-Wren

February 23, 2015 6:52 PM

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Crying for a Cure | Ginger Lerner-Wren

The gut-wrenching image recently posted in the Miami Herald of the mother of 25-year-old Levar Hall, crying and screaming in pain to an audience of two over-sized teddy bears huddled together in stillness, is a deplorable image. The onset of crisis affecting those with mental illness impacts countless individuals and families, as they are confronted by gaping holes in our nation's mental health care delivery system.

According to the Miami Herald, Levar Hall, 25 years old, was shot by police Miami Gardens Police for brandishing a broomstick and not following officer's instructions and commands. According to the Miami Herald, Ms. Daniels repeatedly told police her son was schizophrenic and diagnosed with bipolar ...

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