This is a blog for the Mental Health Policy Class at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work.

September 16, 2009

State Discriminated Against Mentally Ill, Judge Rules

New York State discriminated against thousands of mentally ill people in New York City by leaving them in privately run adult homes, which effectively replaced state-run psychiatric hospitals more than a generation ago but turned out to be little more than institutions themselves, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.  

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