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Resource ID: #26176
Subject: Mental Health
Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune
Date: April 7, April 22, Aug. 6, Sept. 8, Oct. 19, 26, 30,



BREAKDOWN was a set of Star Tribune stories examining failures in Minnesota's public mental health system that have left thousands of psychiatric patients languishing in county jails or discharged without proper care - often with dangerous or deadly results. Four stories were formal, heavily-investigated installments of the series; four others were spot stories written off news related to the core premise.

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