The treatment

Number 2853
Subject Mental Health
Source Reporter (Santa Fe, N.M.)
State
Year 1984
Publication Date Aug. 29 - Dec. 26
Summary Santa Fe Reporter investigation reveals sexual abuse, medical mistreatment, theft, manipulation of trust funds and the denial of legal rights in the New Mexico State Hospital. The mental institution is the largest single facility run by the state. The investigation also disclosed a long history of state politicians meddling in the hospital and top state officials covering up its problems for years.
Category Contest Winner
Pages 59
Keywords New Mexico Health and Environment Department Investigative Newsletter on Institutions/Alternatives
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