Jail no place for mentally-ill

Jail no place for mentally-ill

There are 2 comments on the WWLP Massachusetts story from Feb 4, 2009, titled Jail no place for mentally-ill. In it, WWLP Massachusetts reports that:

America's jails and prisons are filled with thousands who shouldn't be there: the mentally ill.

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Easthampton, MA

#1 Feb 4, 2009
This is exactly, for example why they should have saved the Northampton State Hospital rather than tearing it down.
All these Mental Institutions served a purpose in which people did not support but suggested that these individuals seek private care which they could not afford nor would they have insurance to cover the costs for treatment.

Southbury, CT

#3 Feb 5, 2009
Sassy wrote:
Sc*r*e*w the reehhtards!
grow up jail in no place for the mentally-ill. they should bring back the state hospital where you ms. sassy lived till they closed it down.

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