By: Bernard J. Wolfson
October 27, 2014

A scarcity of psychiatric beds. Mental patients languishing in overstretched emergency rooms. Assaults on ER doctors and nurses. Longer waits for everyone. 

You would be hard-pressed to find a hospital executive, ER worker, police officer, ambulance driver, mental health professional or patient in Orange County who doesn’t believe the local mental health network is in urgent need of repair. 

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