Saturday Link Love: Mental Illness, Climate Change, and Ectopic Pregnancies

Saturday Link Love: Mental Illness, Climate Change, and Ectopic Pregnancies May 11, 2019

Saturday Link Love is a feature where I collect and post links to various articles I’ve come upon over the past week. Feel free to share any interesting articles you’ve come along as well! The more the merrier!

How people with mental illness become prisoners in Alabama, on—“Jails and prisons now treat more patients nationally than psychiatric facilities, according to the Treatment Advocacy Center, a national organization that advocates for more state-funded treatment beds.”

Children Change Their Parents’ Minds about Climate Change, on Scientific American—“Study of students schooled on the issue showed them going on to shift their elders’ attitudes.”

The Trouble with Rape, on Granta—“So much had been taken from me by the rape, by him satisfying his sexual itch one night with a child who didn’t even yet understand what sex was, and now I was losing publishing opportunity because he had no personalized voice mail (meaning that they could not satisfy their policy by leaving him a message).”

Someone Tell This Ohio Legislator You Can’t Move Ectopic Pregnancies Into the Uterus, on Rewire—“That doesn’t exist in the realm of treatment for ectopic pregnancy. You can’t just re-implant. It’s not a medical thing.”

You Got the Wrong Black Girl on the Right Day, Baby: Montana Woman Kicks Police Out of Her House; Black Twitter Rejoices, on The Root—“Knowledge is power, and clearly, Angela Whitehead of Billings, Montana has plenty of both.”

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