Asheville Citizen-Times Editorial: “N.C.’s mental health disgrace: Nowhere to go but up”

“Records show that the number of mental patients checking into state hospitals for short visits grew by 83 percent from 2001 to 2005 as a result of dwindling local services and treatment space at community hospitals.”

Asheville’s Citizen-Times’ Editorial Board wrote an editorial calling for mental health reform after a death of a patiant at Cherry Hospital in Goldsboro. For the full article click here.

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