As too many families know, serious mental illness knows no prejudice. Treatment Before Tragedy is committed to a bipartisan position for a bipartisan problem. We appreciate the work of organizations like Treatment Advocacy Center in trying to promote solutions that cross party lines. Here is a nonpartisan guide […]
Asra Q. Nomani
Asra Nomani is a former Wall Street Journal reporter.
Advocate for H.R. 3717 now.
Editor’s Note: This video might be disturbing to viewers. Juanita Lopez gave birth to her son, Christopher Lee Lopez, in the summer of 1977 in Portland, Ore. She could never have imagined the way that he would take his last breath on this earth. The life and death […]
On Monday, July 14, 2014, in the Orlando suburb of Tavares, Fla., another family was slain by the tragedy of violence from serious mental illness not treated, underscoring the need for a reform of Florida laws so that families can get treatment for loved ones when they are […]
July 20th, two years ago, shots rang out in a theater in Aurora, Colorado. That night, a young man, James Holmes, killed and injured innocent moviegoers, out to watch “Batman: Dark Knight Rises.” Last week, District Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. ordered that Holmes’ court case be delayed to Dec. […]
Welcome to Treatment Before Tragedy’s online magazine. We are a journalism advocacy project established to chronicle the challenges and solutions for America’s broken mental health system. This is not an easy topic. It is filled with pain, trauma, disappointment and struggle, but we intend to discuss it with […]