Looking for quick help, some patients instead found themselves locked in a county mental health unit and not going anywhere.
Laura Howard got tossed into a jail treatment program, but it was the wrong one for someone whose mental health was in tatters
Parents plead with the state not to shut down the state schools for the mentally retarded. But it looks like a done deal.
Houston is scrambling for psychiatric and emergency medical services. But hoping for better state funding is just another psychotic episode.
A money-starved mental health treatment unit may die in its infancy
Steve Chesser went to MHMRA for help. Sent home from its emergency clinic without medicine or therapy, he shot his and killed himself. Diagnosis: A mental health care system in free fall.
Quiet Rage: Insurers and the state have given up, but parents are battling to get help for their severely troubled boy