Bazelon Center lauds GA/U.S. Justice agreement

December 2010
State Health Watch;Dec2010, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p12
The article reports on the support of the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law for the State of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Justice for reaching an agreement to allow patients with mental disabilities to be treated in community centers rather than in mental institutions.


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