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Massachusetts Reviewing Placement Of Mentally Ill In Prison System

The Baker administration is pledging to take a fresh look at the way the criminal justice system treats those with serious mental illnesses.


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Mass. Senate Votes To Keep Taunton State Hospital Open

Massachusetts senators voted on Thursday to give a reprieve to a psychiatric hospital that Gov. Deval Patrick had planned to close.


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Rally Planned To Protest Taunton Hospital Closing

Opponents of plans to close Taunton State Hospital have scheduled a rally at the Statehouse.


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State Announces Plans to Close Taunton State Hospital

Taunton State Hospital is set to close down in May, raising concerns among mental health advocates who claim the state’s system is already strained.