PBS NewsHour

Why mental illness 'should never be a crime'

Clip: 01/11/2019 | 7m 14s Video has closed captioning.

Jerri Clark’s son Calvin was in college when his erratic behavior began, eventually leading to a diagnosis of bipolar disorder. His run-ins with law enforcement convinced Clark that medical and legal systems have very little tolerance for individuals with serious psychiatric issues. She shares her brief but spectacular take on why mental illness 'should never be a crime.'

Aired: 01/11/19

Rating: NR

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