I love and support Ellen and can appreciate the joke she was making, but I also think the cough one more damn time shirt this article is opening up is important. Right now, people, who can’t find bacon at the store and are mad they can’t go golfing or their vacation got canceled are comparing their situation to one where people can’t get their most basic needs for survival met. The joke hints at the idea most of us have no concept of life in prison on a regular basis, much less during a pandemic. Do I think Ellen deserves to be “canceled”? Of course not. But I do think she, and her viewers should be made aware of the horrors going on in jails right now. I actually like the ALCU. If you look at the history of the organization they’ve done a lot of good. This is a criticism of their current action of harping on a TV celebrity for making a joke. Which then turns into ODs when they get out because their bodies aren’t ready for the same amount they used to use. We need to concentrate on getting people into recovery while in jails and prisons, and setting them up with a plan starting day one of their release. Excellent presentation of a program that works. And as for Mike’s comment, apparently, you are not aware of just how poor the healthcare is in jail and how much drugs there are. Please post the facts. Incarceration does not do anyone any good. Psilocybin. Microdosing LSD has the potential to have a big impact on the mental health crisis we have today. The research is underway. The war on drugs, and prison industrial complex are massive failures. Anosognosia also called “lack of insight” is a symptom of severe mental illness experienced by some that impair a person’s ability to understand and perceive his or her illness. It is the single largest reason why people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder refuse medications or do not seek treatment. Including substance abuse.