Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/26/opinion/mental-illness-is-not-a-horror-show.html?partner=bloomberg&_r=0

By Andrew Solomon
October 26, 2016

A new virtual-reality attraction planned for Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, Calif., was announced last month in advance of the peak haunted-house season. The name, "Fear VR 5150," was significant. The number 5150 is the California psychiatric involuntary commitment code, used for a mentally ill person who is deemed a danger to himself or others.