We Must Reconcile The Stigma Of Mental Illness In The Context Of The Debate On Gun Violence

the wake of the recent mass shootings, I spent quite some time researching the topic. I will admit that I have compartmentalized the subject as it is difficult to think of the tragedy of these shootings and still be able to write about them. Yet, I have been profoundly affected and have been inspired to write, to put ideas out there for consideration.

My heart goes out to those in anguish as a result of the shootings, and I demonstrate my desire to help by writing these…