Pro-Choice on Mental Health
1995. Flirting with mental illness from a safe distance, East Village entertainer, Priam, accepts an offer for free psychiatry at Bellevue.
His assigned psychiatrist, cognizant of the imminent expiration of Priam's health insurance coverage, offers him a retreat at The Four Winds Clinic, in Somers, New York ("You're just there to observe.").
There he meets a beautiful woman, Lilith, recently divorced, who promptly engages him to be married.
He enjoys the social ride and modulates its intensity by taking refuge in solitude or simply elsewhere. He meets people from all walks of life, particularly a street walking con artist who horrifies him by fulfilling his requests.
He yearns for a simple place where he can explore his ghastly imagination in safety, ie, upon THE MEADOW. Both Priam and Lilith break free of their confinement.
Please note that the top psychiatrists at Four Winds and elsewhere are so empowering, attentive and supportive that they find prescribing medication for their patients rarely necessary. They are willing to put in the time and effort to be pro-choice on mental health.
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