Disordered sleep is one of the main symptoms of bipolar disorder. Trouble going to bed and oversleeping are both disorders in themselves. Signs of insomnia include dark, under-eye circles and fatigue. Some anti-depressant medications like Trazodone work as sedatives to help induce sleep.
Last week, I reported on the shooting and killing of James Boyd, a homeless man with a history of mental illness. Albuquerque Police confronted Mr Boyd with raised firearms and a police dog, then fired at him from close range. An officer pumped four beanbag rounds into his prostrate form and another unleashed the dog upon him. The shooting…