Friday, November 17, 2006


  • One Florida judge gives the state 60 days to figure out how it will move mentally ill inmates out of Orange and Osceola jails and get them the treatment they need, saying “"I wanted to have something done today, but years of neglect of the mental health system is nothing something that's going to be fixed overnight."
  • A Maine advocate applauds Robert Bruce’s lawsuit against the state claiming state negligence played a role in his wife's death at the hands of their son. The letter-writer noted “What a shame when the difference between life and death are a few pills a day, and you can't make your loved one take them. His fight isn't just for him, but for all of us who have been there.”
  • A Virginia paper comes out in support of Virginia State Supreme Court Chief Justice Leroy Hassell’s Commission on Mental Health Law Reform.
  • Kaiser Permanente is charged in skid-row dumping in Los Angeles, California.

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