State mental health division has no f...

State mental health division has no funds - Hawaii News

There are 2 comments on the Honolulu Star-Bulletin story from Mar 13, 2009, titled State mental health division has no funds - Hawaii News. In it, Honolulu Star-Bulletin reports that:

Hundreds if not thousands of mentally ill people will be left without mental health services, including medication management, because of a shutdown in state payments, said Marya Grambs, Mental Health America ...

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thorn

Honolulu, HI

#1 Mar 13, 2009
This is unbelievable.If there is no payment forthcoming for these services-these mentally ill patients will not receive them. Providers will go under. Do we really think it is acceptable or safe for for schizophrenic, etc. patients to not receive treatment? This is many tragedies just waiting to happen. It seems we are cutting services for those members of our society least able to protest but most dangerous to us all without medication or treatment.
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Denmark

#2 Mar 13, 2009
Lucky you live in Hawaii?

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