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Another View: Assisted-outpatient treatment not always effective for mentally ill

Another View: Assisted-outpatient treatment not always effective for mentally ill
We believe, and studies show, that assisted-outpatient treatment will not guarantee those with mental illness receive the services they need. Rather, we want to ensure that counties offer a full range of voluntary mental health services, as required by …
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NY Gun Database Includes 34500 Patients With Mental Illnesses
According to county officials, the majority of reports come from community hospitals that have emergency departments and inpatient psychiatric treatment. Few reports come from outpatient mental health clinics or private therapists.
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Roller coaster of mentalhealth system legal attention
#The Washington public mental-health system has never been able to provide proper treatment for my relative. Partly, this is because Washington's legal criteria for mandated inpatient and outpatient psychiatric treatment are, quite illogically, the same.
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