BENJAMIN F DeYURRE
Usually the Public Psychiatry confuses the terms when attending cases such as substance abuse, homeless, AIDS patients and extremely poor minority.
However, we wonder: where are served the mentally unbalanced without financial resources? The answer seems inconceivable: in jail. For example, in Florida, 1,200 jail beds of Miami-Dade County are occupied by prisoners with serious mental problems and so this organism can be considered the largest mental health center in the state.
You can read my article WHERE ARE THE PUBLIC ASYLUMS ? published by El Nuevo Herald on Dec 28, 2012 and posted in my blog Economy Recovery
WHERE ARE THE PUBLIC ASYLUMS ?