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MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCATES SAY SCOTT’S EXECUTIVE ORDER ON PRISONS “LONG OVERDUE”

MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCATES SAY SCOTT’S EXECUTIVE ORDER ON PRISONS “LONG OVERDUE”

19.04.2016.

Mental health advocates have reacted with cautious optimism to news that Gov. Rick Scott has ordered an independent analysis of the state’s prison system and the development of two prisons to test new ways of handling and housing prisoners with mental health issues.

“It’s long overdue,” said Denise Marzullo, president and CEO of Mental Health America of Northeast Florida.

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