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Resource ID: #17342
Subject: Mental Health
Source: New Times (Phoenix)
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Date: Mar. 23

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This New Times story details the case of "a seriously mentally ill mother of three who intentionally ignited herself and her children." The reporter examines the shortcomings of "the mental health system that is supposed to keep potentially dangerous patients...from hurting themselves and others..." The story also focuses on the efforts of the legal system "to deal with the tragedy on two fronts - criminal and civil."

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