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Resource ID: #1344
Subject: Mental Health
Source: Oregonian (Portland, Ore.)
Date: Oct. 25-28, 1987


The Oregonian (Portland) looks into Oregon's mental health care system; details how some asylums are unsafe; shows some patients commit murder just to get out of hospitals and into prisons; also reports on the large number of mentally ill people who wander the streets.

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