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State, City Service Cuts Creating Jails
 as Mental Health Care Providers,
 Dr. Troiani Says 04.11.12
State, City Service Cuts Creating Jails
as Mental Health Care Providers,
Dr. Troiani Says
04.11.12

In this Medill News wire story covering an April 10 rally in Chicago protesting proposed state and city cuts to mental health care, the Adler School’s Joseph Troiani, Ph.D., spoke on the cuts’ pending impact on military veterans and the community at large.

Budget cuts are “creating a defunct mental health system” as jails and prisons now provide services that the mental health clinics use to offer, said Dr. Troiani, associate professor of clinical psychology. “It’s appalling, it’s embarrassing, that the largest psychiatric facility in the United States is Cook County Jail,”

Click here to read “Illinois No. 1 state for mental health care budget cuts.”

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