Massachusetts Reviewing Placement Of Mentally Ill In Prison SystemThe Baker administration is pledging to take a fresh look at the way the criminal justice system treats those with serious mental illnesses.
Mass. Senate Votes To Keep Taunton State Hospital OpenMassachusetts senators voted on Thursday to give a reprieve to a psychiatric hospital that Gov. Deval Patrick had planned to close.
Rally Planned To Protest Taunton Hospital ClosingOpponents of plans to close Taunton State Hospital have scheduled a rally at the Statehouse.
State Announces Plans to Close Taunton State HospitalTaunton State Hospital is set to close down in May, raising concerns among mental health advocates who claim the state's system is already strained.