‘On Contact’: Chris Hedges and Psychotherapist George Mallinckrodt on Jailing the Mentally Ill
On this week’s episode of “On Contact,” Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges discusses the incarceration of America’s mentally ill with George Mallinckrodt, psychotherapist and author of “Getting Away With Murder.”
Hedges and Mallinckrodt discuss the cases of mistreatment, isolation, and lack of transparency that Mallinckrodt witnessed while working in a Florida state prison psychiatric ward. RT correspondent Anya Parampil examines the plight of the mentally ill in the United States.
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