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Asia's centers for the mentally ill-like this one in Indonesia_often seem more punitive than palliative
Human stain_ Patients at the Panti Bina Laras Cipayung mental health center in east Jakarta are left to lie on the soiled ...
Exposed _Most of the patients at the center are naked; some are shackled or chained to window bars
Discarded _A naked, emaciated man curled up on the floor beside a live chicken and some rotten wood
Living Hell_ A teenage boy locked up with men at the Cipayung center
Scarred _Inside the Cipayung facility the air is thick with flies and the stench of feces
Wasted _A half-naked elderly man too weak to stand eats on the floor of the Cipayung facility in east Jakarta
Daily Struggle_ Inside the female ward of the Cipayung center. Originally intended for 200 patients, the government-run fa...
Crisis _Chained and naked inmates inside the male ward of the Cipayung center
Criminal _Though the number of patients at the center has nearly doubled since 1996, less than $1 is spent on each person ...
Damaged _A woman patient at the Cipayung center reaches breaking point. Almost no other Asian nation offers less mental he...
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Lost Lives John Stanmeyer For Time Asia Magazine

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Lost Lives John Stanmeyer For Time Asia Magazine

  1. 1. Asia's centers for the mentally ill-like this one in Indonesia_often seem more punitive than palliative
  2. 2. Human stain_ Patients at the Panti Bina Laras Cipayung mental health center in east Jakarta are left to lie on the soiled floor of the latrines
  3. 3. Exposed _Most of the patients at the center are naked; some are shackled or chained to window bars
  4. 4. Discarded _A naked, emaciated man curled up on the floor beside a live chicken and some rotten wood
  5. 5. Living Hell_ A teenage boy locked up with men at the Cipayung center
  6. 6. Scarred _Inside the Cipayung facility the air is thick with flies and the stench of feces
  7. 7. Wasted _A half-naked elderly man too weak to stand eats on the floor of the Cipayung facility in east Jakarta
  8. 8. Daily Struggle_ Inside the female ward of the Cipayung center. Originally intended for 200 patients, the government-run facility is crammed with 305 inmates
  9. 9. Crisis _Chained and naked inmates inside the male ward of the Cipayung center
  10. 10. Criminal _Though the number of patients at the center has nearly doubled since 1996, less than $1 is spent on each person per day
  11. 11. Damaged _A woman patient at the Cipayung center reaches breaking point. Almost no other Asian nation offers less mental health care than Indonesia

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