Thursday, February 4, 2016

Lead Poisoning Is Prison Profiteering

Feeding Americans lead is a way for the prison industrial complex to guarantee its continued income. Over half the prisoners in the USA are mentally ill people -- 1.25 million inmates. Lead causes mental illness. Many states, and not Michigan only, are poisoning the citizenry with lead. Last week, I posted the link to an article from "Mother Jones" that had a map of the USA denoting the states that had elevated lead levels. That post is MISSING from among my Facebook posts now. I wrote to "Mother Jones" and requested a link and/or the title of the article. Georgia, my state, is one of the states with elevated lead levels, according to the "Mother Jones" article.

Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill follows three young men in Georgia who suffered from severe lead poisoning as children. Their mother, Ms. Goolsby, reports that her sons may have eaten lead paint in her mother's home. While the boys were little, the government was helpful regarding their mental illness, which resulted from their lead poisoning. Ms. Goolsby received social security benefits for their disabilities, and they attended special classes. As soon as they reached their teens, Ms. Goolsby's sons were each arrested for alleged inappropriate conduct. They have been jailed numerous times since, and two are currently imprisoned.

Lead poisoning in the USA is likely deliberate in order to promote increased mental disabilities among the populace, thereby guaranteeing the posterity of the prison industrial complex. Be mindful that officials who own prison stocks are not criminally charged for their conflicts of interest, and the same officials make decisions about water services, etc. It is up to the People to demand that prison investors DIVEST OR RESIGN. Mother Jones offers an article that shows the correlation between lead and crime. Please see "America's Real Criminal Element: Lead" 
—By Kevin Drum. Excerpt:
"New research finds lead is the hidden villain behind violent crime, lower IQs, and even the ADHD epidemic. And fixing the problem is a lot cheaper than doing nothing." See, also "Divest or Resign" at 

Thanks for reading and sharing my articles and social media posts. If you happened to have read or shared the Mother Jones article with the map showing at least nine states in addition to Michigan that have serious lead problems, please contact me at (678)531.0262. To learn more about Ms. Goolsby's sons, see 

Unscrupulous decision makers who are prison investors might deliberately pollute American children's water supply to guarantee prisoners for the future benefit of prison companies and companies that service prisons and prisoners.
Thank you for giving Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill.
It would be illegal to keep a dog in a tight space 23 hours a day and gas or Taser him for barking. It would be illegal to put a dog in deadly restraint for control. That happens to mentally ill people routinely in the nation's correctional facilities. What happened to Larry Neal? Why are we still asking that question after nearly 12 years? Cover-ups regarding the wrongful deaths of mentally challenged inmates and free people in the USA are common and vile.

Mentally Ill People Deserve Dog Justice!
Mentally Ill Americans Need Dog Justice. Treat mental illness medically, not legally. 
(1) Support the H.R. 2646 "Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act." The U.S. congressional bill provides for crisis intervention team (CIT) training for police and corrections officers, assisted outpatient treatment (AOT) programs (subsistence assistance plus mandated treatment) to stop recidivism, resumption of Medicaid insurance for certain facilities, and other needed changes. Support "AIMI vs. USA" to compensate mentally ill people and their families for health discrimination. 
(2) Support Bernie Sanders' bill H.R.3543 to end contracts with private prison companies. 

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Murphy's Mental Health Care Bill Advances

I am delighted to report that H.R.2646 "Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act" is still alive after coming to a strategic vote in Congress. After much ado (prison investors vs. honest representatives), the bill was passed by the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee in November 2015. My report is late for three reasons: (1) Hackers destroyed another computer of mine in late September; (2) my brother who was sprayed with Agent Orange in Vietnam died suddenly of a blood clot while being treated for cancer in October; and (3) my elderly mother then had a stroke in November. It is depressing for my mother to know that her two sons were killed by their government - first Larry Neal, who was killed while under secret arrest for mental illness in 2003, and now Ed, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served with valor but was poisoned in Vietnam. Catching up and reporting all of the news I missed would be impossible, but reporting the victory about H.R.2646 is too exciting to miss. As Susan Inman wrote, other countries should pay attention to America's legal battles over mental health care. File it under "Avoid This."

Canada Should Look to the U.S.'s Legal Struggles Over Mental Illness Policies
Susan Inman ~~ Author, After Her Brain Broke: Helping My Daughter Recover Her Sanity

THE FUTURE of people in the United States and in Canada with the most severe mental illnesses looks a bit brighter this week. That's because last week a U.S. Congressional Subcommittee narrowly passed the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, known in Congress as HR-2646 ... SAMHSA is the federal agency created in the wake of the massive deinstitutionalization that began in the 1960s. It received a Congressional mandate to create mental health care in the communities for this vulnerable population. However, SAMHSA's misguided policies have led to massive numbers of people with psychotic illnesses remaining untreated. The U.S. has gotten used to this population ending up homeless or incarcerated [or killed]. Canada is allowing the same problem to develop here. Read the entire article at link

Congratulations to the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee for passing H.R.2646
"Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act." You did the right thing for American taxpayers who stumble under the country's humongous prison debt, families with members who have acute mental illness, their neighbors and communities. You voted for your constituents. If you are ever criticized for your decision, please direct the critics to "Dog Justice for Mentally Ill" blog. Tell them it is time for everyone to divest themselves of private prison stocks. Slavery through mass incarceration will end, beginning with our mentally challenged citizens. Decent people do not enrich themselves by removing the most vulnerable members of society - the mentally disabled - from their homes and families to dump them in jails and prisons where they endure torture routinely and some are killed without accountability. Thank you for finding that unacceptable and for doing your best to stop it. Special thanks to Sen. Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX).

Peter Sullivan, of "The Hill," reported the passage of H.R.2646 by the congressional subcommittee. He wrote:

"The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee advanced it on a mostly party-line vote of 18-12 on Wednesday ... after a fiery debate where Democrats objected that they had been cut out of the process ...

One of the most controversial parts of the bill gives a two percent increase in federal grants to states that have assisted outpatient treatment (AOT) laws, where judges can mandate treatment for patients with serious mental illness.

Democrats have raised concerns with bringing the court system into care for the mentally ill. [That is comical, since 1.25 million of America's 2.3 million inmates are mentally ill.]

Another controversial area of Murphy’s bill is its changes to a health privacy law known as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA. The changes are aimed at allowing caregivers and family members to have more information about a mentally ill person’s care.

Democrats warn that the changes would lower privacy protections for mentally ill people. [Police conduct lunacy arrests, and family members expect their loved ones to be taken to hospitals. Instead, sick people are most often jailed and remain untreated behind bars even though they were arrested during a psychotic episode. By the time the families make contact, their loved ones may have already been coerced to confess to crimes, including crimes that happened behind bars while deprived of treatment. Sick people often accept plea deals involving substantial prison sentences while deprived of psychiatric treatment or contact with anyone they trust. Democrats who are against H.R.2646 do not want families to have relaxed HIPAA standards. They want mothers to continue having heart attacks, strokes, and PTSD from worrying about their mentally ill children in correctional facilities, deprived of visits and information.]" Read the entire article at "The Hill" link

The director of Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill (AIMI) used to be a Democrat. Now I am a human rights advocate, and I vote only for candidates who uphold human rights. Regarding protections and treatment for mentally ill Americans, most Democrats seem to side with prison investors and may actually be prison investors themselves. Congratulations to the 48 Democrats who have sided with their constituents to support H.R.2646. Americans still demand that this country "be true to what it said on paper" (MLK), and we value elected and appointed officials who make that a goal.

WHO are the prison investors in Congress? Most of the reps whose names are missing on the list of co-sponsors for H.R.2646 "Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act" may own private prison stocks or accept campaign contributions from prison companies: Please check for your congressional representative's name.

Thank you for giving Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill.
We are winning, families and advocates! Let us keep up the momentum!

It would be illegal to keep a dog in a tight space 23 hours a day and gas or Taser him for barking. It would be illegal to put a dog in deadly restraint for control. That happens to mentally ill people routinely in this nation's correctional facilities. What happened to Larry Neal? Why are we still asking that question after twelve years?

Mentally Ill People Need Dog Justice. Treat mental illness medically, not legally. Support H.R. 2646 "Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act."

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Feature Sgt. Brown on "Shattered Families"

Please honor dead veterans and others who were killed for being mentally ill by making a donation to the film "Shattered Families." Watch Sgt. James Brown die on the video below, for example. Say you are contributing for Sgt. Brown when you give, and his name will roll in the credits on the important film by Dr. Stephen B. Seager, featuring families of people with serious mental illness. Help make a great documentary that tells our stories. Sgt. Brown's death was ruled "natural" by officials. Learn more about "Shattered Families" at the following fundraiser site, where you are invited to make a contribution of any amount and have your own mentally ill relatives, friends, or neighbors added to the credits: Most Americans may not know that people with mental disabilities are tortured and killed in correctional facilities without accountability being demanded.

Thanks for being concerned about veterans with invisible wounds and all mentally ill Americans. Find more deceased mental patients to feature in credits for "Shattered Families" in our "Dog Justice for Mentally Ill" blog at - Please give "Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill." Please promote H.R.2646, "Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act." Contact your elected representatives and demand that they also take this stand for human rights. Blessings.

Mary Neal,director
Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill (AIMI)

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Attempt to Murder AIMI's Director

There has been an attempt on my life, friends of Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill. Armed people arrived at my home on 9-11-15, caught sneeking through my backyard toward the front with guns drawn. I was on my porch speaking on the cellphone, and my grandchild ran after the cat and nearly crashed into a man and woman who were dressed like police in dark pants and jackets with white shirts. I learned that on August 12, the USDOJ revised its 15-year-old Agreement with the Memphis Shelby County Jail, where Larry Neal was murdered in 2003. Why revise an old Agreement that has already been discharged? I wrote at Twitter, where I am @koffietime, that I knew the revision had been done on September 27. Then, on  September 29, hackers destroyed my borrowed computer, which was loaned to me after hackers destroyed my Cromebook on July 3. Please deposit monies in the GoFundMe depository in the upper left corner of mr header at DogJusticeForMentallyIll blog for yet another computer. Our struggle continues. Read about my armed stalkers at this article: Exposed: Huckabee, Dred Scott, and Armed Prowlers: 1) WHY PAY survivors of police violence victims when we could simply kill them cheaper? The Black families have no rights. I have had int...

People have reported that their emails to me at have been returned to them as undeliverable. My phone (678)531-0262 is completely taken over. Calls in and out are often impossible. The police should NOT secretly arrest and murder mentally ill citizens; the federal government should not help to hide such murders, and neither should The Cochran Firm accept such wrongful death cases then withhold legal work to let the statute of limitations pass to keep the murders out of court.

Help us to continue to give Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally ill.


Thursday, September 24, 2015

Add Ethan Saylor to "Shattered Families" Memorial Credits

A Maryland grand jury refused to indict police officers responsible for killing Ethan Saylor, a 26-year-old man with Down Syndrome who was murdered inside a movie theater in January 2013 while wearing police handcuffs. The official cause of death was ruled a homicide by asphyxiation. An autopsy revealed that Saylor suffered a fractured throat cartilage, which one expert says could only have been caused by force of some kind. Force could have included a direct blow or manual strangulation. Ethan's crime? He wanted to watch a movie twice.

Please write Ethan's name in a comment as you make a donation at Indiegogo to help produce "Shattered Families: The Collapse of America's Mental Health System." The movie is being produced by noted psychiatrist and best selling author, Stephen Seager, M.D. Your name and Ethan's name and his photo will then appear in the film's credits. Make the world aware of the avoidable deaths and mass incarceration of mentally and/or developmentally challenged Americans. Expose and oppose unrequited homicides like Ethan suffered. Details about Ethan's death and links to other articles are in this blog:
"No Indictment for Ethan Saylor Homicide"

Please connect with the fundraiser and read more information at
Please give whatever amount you can. No amount is too small or too big.

"Shattered Families: The Collapse of America's Mental Health System."

Wrongful incarcerations, prison abuse, and deadly lunacy arrests are the greatest crises that people with mental health challenges face in the USA. Two bills pending before Congress offer needed improvements in the human rights of people with mental illnesses and developmental disabilities. Please support their passage: 
(1) H.R.2646 "Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act" by Reps. Tim Murphy and Eddie Bernice Johnson (2015) provides urgently needed services to affected persons.
(2) "Justice Is Not For Sale Act" by Sen. Bernie Sanders (2015) stops the federal government from contracting with private prison companies, addressing the cause of mass incarceration - prison investments.

MaryLovesJustice Neal
Director of Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill
"AIMI vs. USA"
Director of "Human Rights Demand" channel at Blogtalkradio
Website: Wrongful Death of Larry Neal
"Dog Justice for Mentally Ill"
Email Addresses
Phone 678.531.0262

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Brandon Martin: Untreated until triple murder

1. When Brandon Martin, 22, threatened his family and they sent him for treatment, the treatment center only kept him two days for a psychiatric evaluation and released him. Upon the release of this former baseball player, he used his baseball bat to kill his father, uncle, and an ADT security alarm installer. Now that he killed three people, the prison investors who are America's decision makers plan to keep him for life. The amount of tax money spent for Martin's punishment will be significantly more than his treatment would have required, but that suits prison investors, because now they get the money instead of mental health care providers. Serious mental illness will not be treated properly unless and until prison investors divest themselves of prison stocks or resign from government positions, Dr. Stephen B Seager, Dr. Earle Williams, Dr. Armando AluartGeorgia for Bernie SandersOlga Garcia-VerasteguiGemma PenaDiana BethJulie AcklinAssistance to the Incarcerated Mentally IllMental Illness Policy Org,Treatment Advocacy CenterKatherine ConnerFred Hayes, and all concerned friends. 

2. Prison investors in decision making positions risk the safety of families and society in order to relegate people with serious mental illness into the legal system for prison profiteering. Martin will be given psychiatric treatment before his trial, if the case goes to trial, and the judge and/or jury will not see evidence of his mental illness. That is why the insanity defense is seldom used and is often unsuccessful when used to defend a mentally ill defendant. Some sick defendants are sent to mental hospitals for years to get them "trial ready," whereas the system only offered Martin two days of evaluation and treatment before the crimes happened.

3. People and organizations that object to mandated psychiatric treatment (hospitalization and assisted outpatient treatment programs (AOT)) are expected to object strenuously in the coming weeks to H.R.2646 "Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act," because the congressional bill which was introduced by Rep. Tim Murphy and Eddie Bernice Johnson in 2015 has provisions for non-consensual psychiatric treatment.Obviously, Martin needed someone else to make his health care decisions while he experienced a mental health crisis. When you read the objectors' rants against mandated psychiatric treatment, please think about Martin, the former Major League Baseball prospect who may never get to play baseball again and never again have the support of his father and uncle. He was deprived of treatment until he killed them.

4. People like Martin with serious mental illness usually receive mandated treatment after they have already done irreparable harm and are awaiting trial or have been sentenced to jails and prisons, but none of the "freedom of choice" voices are heard in those cases. People who protest mandated psychiatric services won't be around when Martin regains his mental balance through delayed treatment and realizes that he killed his father, his uncle, and an ADT alarm installer before receiving the long-term care he needed.

5. Keep challenging lawmakers to pass your bill, Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18). Keep fighting against federal contracts with private prison companies, Senator Bernie Sanders. We who are families of persons with serious mental illness and realistic people throughout this country who care about the human rights of mentally ill people, their relatives, and neighbors know that both are sorely needed.

6. Read about Brandon Martin, who was deprived of treatment until he did an avoidable triple murder at, the first of eight(8) links below. Brandon's denial of psychiatric treatment should remind us that 1.25 million others (our nation's mentally ill inmates) were deliberately left untreated until they committed crimes to excuse prison sentences that enrich prison investors in the United States. In the 1970's, unscrupulous elected representatives voted for a Medicaid exclusion that deprived Americans with mental health disabilities of inpatient treatment. Millions of persons suffering from acute mental illness were turned out of asylums and have since been denied hospitalization because of the Medicaid exclusion. Most of them could have functioned well outside of a hospital environment if only their needs for continuing psychiatric treatment and subsistence assistance had been met under assisted outpatient treatment (AOT) programs.

7. Instead of rendering timely treatment for mentally challenged Americans, many thousands of people with serious mental illness roamed America's streets in the 1980's, homeless, resorting to street drugs to "get their heads on straight," and being subjected to incarceration for offenses ranging from vagrancy to murders. Hundreds of thousands have been warehoused in prisons, and thousands more have been killed since the 1970's in violent encounters with community bullies and by police officers attempting to conduct lunacy arrests. Some of those warehoused in prisons now include veterans who transitioned home from battlefields with invisible wounds to be killed by police officers or become prisoners of war in the USA. At least 50 percent of all violent police incidents involve a person with mental illness. More than 60 percent of prisoners in torturous solitary confinement are mentally ill, and roughly 40 percent of the nation's chronically homeless people also have mental health and/or drug alcohol issues. Yet, some mental health advocates will dare to come to us and say it is against sick people's civil rights to treat them without their agreement.

8. Do not be fooled. Private prison and jail companies are very wealthy, and mentally ill Americans comprise more than half of their commodities. Their lobbyists have significantly more free speech and freedom of press than persons who advocate to decriminalize mental illness and drug addictions and remove barriers to adequate care. Private prison and jail companies also finance political campaigns for "tough on crime" politicians, although people experiencing mental health crises are not made well by enacting draconian laws. It is reasonable to assume that private prison investors also make considerable donations (whether or not the donations are publicly acknowledged) to so-called advocacy groups and human rights organizations that contest enforced mental health treatment.

9. Families that have no mentally ill members are also seriously impacted by a system that awaits crimes to punish sick people with prison terms rather than giving treatment before tragedies. Consider that whereas Martin killed his own family members and a man who was trying to ensure their safety by installing an alarm system; Elliot Rodger, 22, and Seung-Hui Cho did not. Rodger killed six people in his community, and Cho killed 32 fellow Virginia Tech students. Then each of the young men committed suicide like Virginia's Sen. Deed's son, Gus.

10. No misunderstanding causes decision makers and some mental health organizations to ignore anosognosia, a condition which prevents a person's awareness about his/her own need for treatment. It is not the concern for civil rights of mentally ill people that caused this nation to shut down mental hospitals and reduce budgets for community psychiatric care. A more sinister reason causes America's decision makers to ignore mental illness until there is a smoking gun or dripping knife. It comes down to a simple bible truth that requires no religious training: "The love of money is the root of all evil."

11. Psychiatric treatment methods, including drug therapies, have improved significantly in recent decades. But as long as mercenary owners and investors of private prisons, jails, and probation service companies and prison vendors are allowed to make our nation's decisions regarding mental health care, they will continue to sacrifice Americans with mental disabilities and ignore families' pleas for help during crises, just like police officers ignored Elliot Rodger's family, who were disturbed by his YouTube videos that threatened violence. Prison investors are concerned with having full prisons that demand over $100 billion per year of your tax dollars to operate. Prison investors and their mouthpieces insist that people in crisis must PROVE to be imminently dangerous to self or others before involuntary commitments are possible, because prison profiteers have more concern for hefty dividend checks than for mentally ill people, their families, and for your community's safety.

12. People who receive treatment for mental dysfunctions are not more dangerous than other members in society. However, as Rodger's family's lawyer said, "...this country, this world needs to address mental illness and the ramifications ..."  Americans should urge our representatives to co-sponsor the "Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act," with its provisions for limited resumption of Medicaid for inpatients and AOT programs that mandate psychiatric treatment. We must also urge support for Senator Bernie Sanders' bill, introduced on September 17, 2015, the "Justice Is Not For Sale Act." That would prevent the federal government from entering contracts with private prison companies within two years of the bill becoming law. 

i) Brandon Martin pleads not guilty in triple murder
ii) Sergio Robles Denied Treatment: Killed Police Officer
iii) Elliot Rodgers and the Santa Barbara Massacre
iv) Seung-Hui Cho and the Virginia Tech Massacre
v) Damion Hayes: Denied treatment until assaulting innocent neighbor 
vi) Tell Officials to Divest or Resign

vii) Contact Your Government Officials

viii) A coalition against passage of H.R.2646 could be funded by prison investors.

Our condolences to families and close friends of Brandon Martin and the alarm system installer. Victims' survivors should have strong civil action cases against the state for neglecting to treat Martin for his mental illness before the tragedy, we feel. Martin should now be treated for mental illness rather than used as another prison commodity. Thank you for giving Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill. It would be illegal to keep a dog in a tight space 23 hours a day and gas or Taser him for barking. It would be illegal to put a dog in deadly restraint for control. That happens to mentally ill people routinely in the nation's correctional facilities. What happened to Larry Neal? Why must a Black family in the USA ask for 12 years what happened to our mentally ill loved one who were secretly arrested and killed? 
Article by MaryLovesJustice,, (678)531-0262. Director of Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill ("AIMI"). Join us at the "Follow This Blog" for "Dog Justice for Mentally Ill" blog (right margin) and at Facebook, Google+, and Care2. Mentally Ill Americans Need Dog Justice. Treat mental illness medically, not legally. Please advocate for your congresspersons to pass H.R.2646 - The "Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act." Stop private prisons from victimizing Americans with mental disabilities by supporting Bernie Sanders' "Justice Is Not For Sale Act." Try to elect people who support human rights and justice for all, not prison investors who have a conflict of interest in decriminalizing mental illness in the United States of America, which is supposedly an equal opportunity nation. Eliminate the exception for slavery in America under the 13th Amendment to abolish human trafficking.

Friday, September 18, 2015

Add Kathia Casseus to "Shattered Families" Memorial Credits

How can you help Kathia Casseus, a retarded teenager, be featured among the memorials in the "Shattered Families" movie credits? Kathia was sentenced to serve eight months in a Kansas juvenile facility after going joyriding in her mom's car and having a small accident. Shortly after arriving at the juvenile facility, she was put on birth control, likely to make it safe for guards to rape her. Kathia was allergic to the Ortho Evra birth control patch that Children's Mercy Hospital prescribed for Kathia without her mother's knowledge. When Kathia complained about heart pain and not being able to breathe, no medical care was rendered. Instead, she was dumped in a solitary confinement cell, where she died.

Write Kathia's name in a comment as you make a donation at Indiegogo to help produce the movie by noted psychiatrist and best selling author, Stephen Seager. Your name and Kathia's name and her photograph will then appear in the film's credits. Make the world aware of the mass incarceration and avoidable deaths of mentally challenged Americans. Expose and oppose wrongful deaths like Kathia suffered. Details are in this article: 

Connect with the fundraiser and read more information at 
Please give whatever amount you can. Nothing is too small or too big.

"Shattered Families: The Collapse of America's Mental Health System."

Please be aware that Senator Bernie Sanders, a U.S. presidential candidate, introduced legislation to eliminate the private prison system in America. Sanders also said that his campaign would focus on eliminating the War on Drugs, which AIMI members know is actually a war against drug addicts and their families. With mental health professionals like Dr. Seager and public officials like Senator Sanders and Representatives Tim Murphy and Eddie Bernice Johnson and their co-sponsors striving to improve justice in America, we may soon arrive at positive change. Wrongful incarceration, prison abuse, and deadly lunacy arrests are the greatest crises that people with mental health challenges face in the USA.

MaryLovesJustice Neal
Director of Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill
"AIMI vs. USA"
Director of "Human Rights Demand" channel at Blogtalkradio
Website: Wrongful Death of Larry Neal
"Dog Justice for Mentally Ill"
Email Addresses
Phone 678.531.0262