Could the Sydney Stabbings Have Been Prevented? A Mental Health Perspective

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On ‘Psychology Behind the Headlines,’ hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and guest Joann ‘JoJo’ Venant discuss about the deadly stabbing in Sydney and the terrifying consequences of untreated mental illness.

Breaking the Stigma

Mental illness doesn’t have a single “look.” The attacker seemed like a typical person, underscoring how anyone can be affected.

The Need for Proactive Care

Untreated mental health issues can escalate. Open conversations and early support are crucial to prevent devastating outcomes.

Seeking Help for a Loved One

If a person seems unable to care for themselves, concerned family or friends may need to take action, including seeking legal options to get them help.

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