Deeds Attack Shows That Our System Is a Mess: Column

Deeds attack shows that our system is a mess: Column
In Seattle, which has excellent services, individuals can spend 24 hours languishing in until beds in a treatment center open up. Experts recommend that 50 psychiatric beds should be available per 100,000 residents. The national average … Read more on USA TODAY

Failure to provide adequate treatment options leads to murder-suicide tragedy
Known as “streeting,” the practice of releasing at-risk psychiatric patients for whom no bed is available is an issue Virginia has struggled with before. Kristina Ragosta, Director of Advocacy of the Treatment Advocacy Center, which is a national … Read more on The Voice of Russia

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