Another point of view – In response to tragic attack on Corrections Officer

By Laura Walsh, FFIMI Member Massachusetts prison weight rooms temporarily closed, advocates push for change after correction officer attacked This story of the brutal attack on Office Matt Tidman is truly heartbreaking and grievous.  AND, I am here to share that there is a whole other side of the story of "inmates and having weights… Continue reading Another point of view – In response to tragic attack on Corrections Officer

Judge Not

By Advocate and Family Member, Donna Winant Mental disorders and/or structural abnormalities of the brain comprise a broad range of problems with different symptoms.  However, they are generally characterized by some combination of abnormal thoughts, emotions, behavior and relationships with others. These conditions are referred to as Serious Mental Illness (SMI) within the system of governance… Continue reading Judge Not