Judge Urged to Force Mental Health Changes in Mississippi – Associated Press

Read article - Quotes the testimony of Robert Drake, the Andrew Thomson, Jr., 1946 Professor, professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and of community and family medicine, in an article about how the U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge in a recent hearing that Mississippi provides too few mental health services in the community and confines too many people in state mental hospitals. Drake served as an expert witness for the federal government and testified that a review found 154 current and former state hospital patients didn't appear to receive community services, even though state documents called for such services.