Saving Troubled Minds

Mental health courts can offer alternatives to prison for individuals caught in the criminal justice system. The story of one Texas young man shows what happens when they’re not available.

Psychiatrists: When Do They Have a ‘Duty to Warn’?

A conversation with a psychiatrist is traditionally given the same status of “privilege” as a conversation with a lawyer, a physician or a priest–except when there is a specific threat. But should doctors take steps to protect someone that a patient hasn’t overtly threatened?