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Resource ID: #12053
Subject: Suicide
Source: New Times (Phoenix)
Date: Sept. 29


Phoenix New Times highlights Charter Hospital and the incident of when a woman who succeeded in killing herself while under alleged observation for suicide. The woman was in the for-profit psychiatric hospital for assistance with over-coming feelings of shame from childhood sexual abuse and subsequent suicide attempts. Local and national Charter officials deny they could have prevented Debbie Townsend's suicide.

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