Category Archive: JPLI

May 08

‘We are Not Our Illness:’ People with Mental Illnesses Meet with Judges, Psychiatrists to Inform Courtroom Decision Making

By Ashleigh Fryer, CSG Justice Center Staff Paton Blough, a mental health advocate and founder of, speaks at the May 1 convening of the Judges’ and Psychiatrists’ Leadership Initiative at the CSG Justice Center headquarters. Kicking off #MentalHealthMonth on May 1, judges and psychiatrists from across the country gathered with people with mental illnesses …

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