Abandoning the shame of mental illness

August 17, 2013
“Her husband had been emotionally unraveling for months; paranoid, delusional, his mind hijacked by stubborn mental illness and dangerous drugs. So when Erik Lamberg left his family in Hermosa Beach and set out for Oregon — to get sober, he said — his wife, Samantha Lamberg, was concerned about his…

“Her husband had been emotionally unraveling for months; paranoid, delusional, his mind hijacked by stubborn mental illness and dangerous drugs. So when Erik Lamberg left his family in Hermosa Beach and set out for Oregon — to get sober, he said — his wife, Samantha Lamberg, was concerned about his stability. She also felt an odd sense of relief. He’d been in and out of treatment for 12 years. Maybe this time he’d find the solace and clarity he needed. Maybe his family would have a respite from years of drama and grief.” read morehttp://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-0817-banks-20130817,0,1102345.column

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