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Resource ID: #22501
Subject: Mental Health
Source: Gazette (Charleston, W.Va.)
Date: 01/02/05; 01/09/05; 01/16/05; 01/17/05; 01/23/05; 01/30/05; 02/06/05; 02/13/05



The author exposed the bungling and fraud that led Federal officials to slash funding for West Virginia's mentally ill by more than one-third in 2001. He also revealed the consequences: twice as many people committed to state hospitals in a four year period, more suicides and a flood of mentally ill people in emergency rooms, homeless shelters and jails.

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