Mom Blog Prompts Discussion of Mental Illness
BOISE) – A Boise woman’s blog post about the challenges of raising a child with a mental illness is receiving national attention.
In a post titled “I am Adam Lanza’s Mother,” Liza Long gives a personal account of how her family has dealt with mental health issues.
The state set aside $38.4 million for mental health services in 2006, but only $31.2 million for 2013.
State officials fear that resources are already lacking and don’t sufficiently allow for a focus on intervention methods.