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Trump administration sued over poor medical care in immigration centers

Detainees with medical and mental health conditions and those with disabilities face settings so brutal, including delays and denials of medical care, overuse of solitary confinement and lack of disability accommodations, they have led to permanent harm and 24 deaths in the last two years, according to a portion of the 200-page complaint shared with […]

Healthcare Mental Health Opinion

In Trump’s world, it’s easier to regulate the bodies of disabled people than to limit deadly weapons

Opinion By DAVID PERRY, (August 16, 2019)–On his way to a rally in New Hampshire on Thursday, Donald Trump unveiled his latest musing — to incarcerate the vulnerable. This time, he’s coming for people with mental illness, suggesting that the United States build more mental institutions because of mass shooters. Worse, it’s all too […]

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Rights group suing ranch: Advocates want to freely question patients

By MARK REAGAN, Staff Writer, THE BROWNSVILLE HERALD A first-of-its-kind mental health jail diversion program between Cameron County and a private healthcare group is the subject of a federal lawsuit a little more than four months after receiving its first residents. Disability Rights Texas filed the lawsuit against Inspired Behavioral Health, the parent company of […]