Link: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/06/25/children-victimized-mental-health-system-failures/cP5HpIz09qt1jBORASP3BL/story.html

By Yvonne Abraham
June 25, 2016

Was ever a bait-and-switch more cruel than this?

There is so much to anger and appall us in the new Spotlight Team investigation into the grim consequences of state psychiatric hospital closings in Massachusetts. Decades ago, we were promised a humane, community-based system to replace the awful institutions where mentally ill people were warehoused and forgotten.