October 10 commemorates World Mental Health Day and is observed, in part, to raise public awareness about mental health issues. One matter that deserves critical attention is better integrating mental health care in global humanitarian responses.
Since 1998, there have been many examples of people in the limelight who have been "caught" acting out sexually. Were any of the revelations of these distortions of sexuality utilized for healing? No! Not one.
If we are going to resolve the closed-heartedness of our politics and our politicians, we need to find the root. And we need to really understand it so we can do something truly constructive with it and about it.