Guilty Except for Insanity - Maddening Journeys Through an American Asylum

"Unfolds as a profound critique of institutional care tragically overtaken by the criminal justice system."


— Lynne Layton, Ph.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School


Guilty Except for Insanity includes powerful songs written and performed by musicians in the mental health community. The documentary includes soul-stirring music by Eleazar Soto and Alison Wesley, allies in the struggle for a more humane and just mental health system. They both have come out with albums including songs featured in Guilty Except for Insanity. Check out Wesley songs ( and Soto's songs and support our movement.

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