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Church Basement Press
The newest Church Basement Press book is SHARP: Stop Heroin and Rescue People.Like my first book Defying Mental Illness, it is available in print and Kindle on Amazon, and in every other ebook format.People are telling me that this new book will save live...
Violence, mental illness, suicide and addiction are problems throughout the population.These issues lurk behind every failure rate in our society, and behind our most shocking tragedies.Every month, over 3,000 Americans die by suicide. Heroin has become a...
Redesigning Mental Illness
Last week, the Cincinnati Enquirer published an opinion piece I wrote: Drug Courts Addicted to Ignorance. It has generated well over 500 Facebook shares and 30 comments. I know it is controversial. It was meant to generate discussion. Here are some of the...
Paul Komarek is the author of Defying Mental Illness. Follow Paul Komarek on Twitter
I spent three hours yesterday attending a meeting of PAR Ohio, learning about the brokenness of systems meant to respond to heroin. The best I can say is that things here are at the starting point.Here's the lowdown, in snapshot format, following th...
Human Intervention Blog
In the aftermath of violent incidents we see missed opportunities to detect, prevent or defuse these attacks. Someone could have, should have done something. It seems obvious that our society needs a way to actually prevent mass murder. Because we are ...
My book Defying Mental Illness was written for people with symptoms and families. Time to focus on the larger society's response to mental illness. That's the purpose of my new blog, "Redesigning Mental Illness."Find it here:http://redesigningmentalillnes...