Hundreds of Mentally Ill Stranded in Texas Jails

Photo Illustration by Chuck Kerr
San Antonio Current | January 4, 2012
Defendants in Texas with severe mental illness land in the criminal justice system where they're forced to languish for months behind bars while an overburdened state hospital system struggles to find room.

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