Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Greystone Hospital Trustees Call for Reform

The board of trustees of the Greystone psychiatric hospital voted unanimously to support outpatient commitment legislation for New Jersey. In a letter to state Human Services Commissioner James Davy, the board wrote, “If the civil involuntary outpatient commitment process is successful it may benefit both consumers and state psychiatric hospitals by early intervention preventing involuntary inpatient commitments.”

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