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Old 04-16-2014, 09:54 AM
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Post Prisons Are Main Source of California’s Psychiatric Housing

California’s jails and prisons hold far more people with severe psychiatric illnesses than state hospitals, according to a recent report from the Treatment Advocacy Center and the National Sheriffs’ Association.

“For a state with 38 million people — 1 in every 8 Americans lives in California — there are almost no public psychiatric beds available for individuals with serious mental illness,” the report says.

http://blogs.kqed.org/stateofhealth/...atric-housing/


What a HUGE source of income for the state as they take advantage of those who cannot properly care of themselves, SMH.....
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