Los Angeles Times: Their kids died on the psych ward. They were far from alone, a Times investigation found

Nationwide, there is almost no publicly available information on psychiatric hospitals, such as patient outcomes or patient-to-staff ratios. It wasn’t until last year that a data-based estimate of the number of people who die while admitted to psychiatric hospitals in the U.S was released: 49 to 65 people annually.
“In 2019, when you can’t find an easy answer to questions that actually should be totally answerable, what does that say about the state of our mental health system?” said Miller with Well Being Trust. “To me, it feels like discrimination.”
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