US Department of Justice finds potential mental health system violations

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The U.S. Department of Justice published a report April 22 after conducting an investigation into Alameda County’s mental care system. The investigation was conducted in Santa Rita Jail, John George Psychiatric Hospital, among other facilities and care homes.

Following an investigation into Alameda County’s mental care system, the U.S. Department of Justice, or DOJ, issued a report April 22 detailing potential constitutional violations.
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