Liberty & Mental Health

About the Author

R.S. Bennett received honorable mention for a paper he wrote on how mental health courts could save communities money while providing better treatment. His book Mental Illness: A Guide to Recovery is used in several prisons, and he received a B.A. in Geography between bouts of homelessness, hospitalization and jail. He served on the committee which helped to set up Nevada’s first mental health court, wrote a column for several years on mental health issues for the Nevada Observer, and is the current chair of the PAIMI council for Nevada.