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Resource ID: #5873
Subject: Mental Health
Source: Maine Times (Topsham, Maine)



Maine Times (Topsham) tells how the state mental health system faced a crisis due to years of inattention; reports mental health patients received little treatment other than medication, they remained neglected for years, many were abused, and five patients died within a one-month period, Aug. 26, 1988.

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