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Mental Illness Is A Health Condition, Not Halloween Entertainment

In 2016 this still needs to be said: A mental health disorder is not Halloween inspiration. The Knott’s Berry Farm theme park in Buena Park, Calif. recently pulled their insensitive new fall attraction, Fear VR, after criticism from mental health advocates. The virtual reality horror show featured a young psychiatric patient with “demonic powers,” according to the LA Times, and had originally been called FearVR: 5150 ? the California code for an involuntary psychiatric hold.
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