Thursday, March 1, 2012

Prison Mental Health Unit Not Designed For Treatment

Chris Lehman | March 1, 2012 7:16 a.m. | Updated: March 1, 2012 7:17 a.m.
(Oregon Public Broadcasting © 03/01/2012)

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon is putting the finishing touches on a gleaming new mental health hospital. The Salem facility replaces a crumbling 130-year-old building and is hailed as a new chapter in the state's troubled history of treating people judged guilty but insane. But there are far more mentally ill people in Oregon’s standard prisons.  FULL STORY

This problem is far bigger than people realize.  What DO YOU DO with the violent criminally insane?

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