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Donna Winant, Founder/Director of FFIMI, Speaks On Mental Disorders & Prisons

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Join us Wednesdays from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm (EDT) Call In Number (657) 383-1630. Hello everyone, I am Leonna Abraham Brandao, Host for Blog Talk Radio/ Shedding Light. 

Our Guest, today, Donna Winant, Founder and Director of FFIMI, will discuss FFIMI and its’ mission.  She will also describe in  detail, the Definition of Mental Disorders, Mass Incarceration including serious mental health issues, and much more. Criminal Justice Reform, in the U.S. is Long Overdue and Donna will discuss why and where it needs to start.   

  1. Insufficient Mental Health Services  2. Separation by Incarceration 3. Working with legislators 4. Positive changes that are happening in the system.  Goals of Advocacy on behalf of those who struggle with, live with, cope with and deal with mental illness: PROPER HEALTHCARE IN AREAS OF: Safety: To provide and protect those who are unable, those with a disability, those who have unraveled, those who need ongoing support, all who are incarcerated. - Proper medication and comprehensive medical, clinical and psychiatric care- -securing family connection and involvement - Humane treatment with dignity- Hearts to be touched with compassion- Just laws to be enacted- Resources to be allocated -Secured hospital-type or community-type residential facilities- And that full provisions be made to assist those with mental illness to cope and thrive successfully with ongoing holistic and compassionate care. 

To accomplish this, as a civil society, we need to value lives.  Learn more about FFIMI by going to
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