Free Public Event: Pete Earley, Author of “Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness”
Nationally acclaimed investigative journalist, bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Pete Earley will discuss his attempts to help his son, who was denied treatment and arrested during a psychotic break. Earley will explain why jails and prisons have become our new asylums, why this is wrong and what we need to do to turn mental illness back into a health issue instead of a criminal justice problem.
September 21, 2010
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Legislative Conference Center
Room E2.002, Texas Capitol
Hosted by the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
Free and open to the public. Registration is required and space is limited.
- Register online by 5:00 p.m., September 17, 2010
- Excerpt from “Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness”
Program Officer Colleen Horton, (512) 471-2988