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Feds investigating treatment of mentally ill in Louisville

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The U.S. Justice Department is launching a civil rights investigation into Louisville and Jefferson County. The investigation will focus on whether Kentucky unnecessarily segregates people with serious mental illness in psychiatric hospitals. The result may put those with mental illness at greater risk of encounters with law enforcement.
1 month ago·Louisville, United States

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Feds investigating treatment of mentally ill in Louisville

The Department of Justice has opened an investigation into how Kentucky cares for mentally ill adults in the Louisville area

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Feds investigating treatment of mentally ill in Louisville

The Department of Justice has opened an investigation into how Kentucky cares for mentally ill adults in the Louisville area. The probe will look into potential violations of the Americans

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Feds investigating treatment of mentally ill in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Department of Justice has opened an investigation into how Kentucky cares for mentally ill adults in the Louisville area. The probe will look into potential violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Investigators are looking at whether the state subjects adults with serious mental illness “to unnecessary institutionalization and serious risk of institutionalization in psychiatric hospitals,” according to a med…

1 month ago·Tacoma, United States
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Feds investigating treatment of mentally ill in Louisville

Probe looking into potential ADA violations

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Feds investigating whether Louisvillians are unnecessarily being put into mental institutions

The United States Department of Justice is opening an investigation into how the Commonwealth of Kentucky is handling mental health services.

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DOJ opens civil rights probe into how Kentucky treats mentally ill in Louisville

The investigation will focus on mental health services and how it impacts police encounters for the mentally ill.

1 month ago·Louisville, United States
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