Day 4……a Murphy Week
The problem with the Murphy Bill is not that it asks for too much, but that it settles for too little. It is a sterile view, narrow view of a catastrophic problem. It would have us rely on AOT as a major solution to the problem and ignore the fact that New York, the most friendly AOT state in the country, with all the pressure for it and all the money spent and all the machinery in place only serve 1/3 of 1% in their program. New York has the criteria for commitment Torrey and Murphy preach. They spend mega bucks. 1/3 of 1%. Even if you ignore all the issues and questions about it it is still trying to save the Titanic with a bailing bucket.
It would have us depend on psychiatric hospitalization. Again ignoring the questions about it as a practice, the idea that it is a…
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