Tag: community mental health act

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    Why Are The Three Largest Mental Health Care Providers Jails?

    The three largest mental health providers in the nation are the following jails: Cook County in Illinois, Los Angeles County and Rikers Island in New York. It didn’t have to be this way and it’s not as if past political leaders haven’t tried. This week, USA Today took a look at the Community Mental Health Act, the last piece of legislation signed b …