“Staggering Failure”

September 26, 2018

(Please read and share the attached CT Mirror article.  Then, send me your comments at Heather.Somers@cga.ct.gov and include your name and town.  Thank you.)

 

Independent reviews describe state’s failure to protect children at Middletown psychiatric facility

Two independent reviews of Connecticut’s residential psychiatric hospital for children in Middletown describe a staggering failure by multiple state agencies to protect children, and provide details about an environment so unsafe that seven other children attempted to kill themselves in the months surrounding the suicide of an 8-months pregnant teenager in June.

(Read the full story by clicking the link below.)

https://ctmirror.org/2018/09/26/independent-reviews-describe-states-failure-protect-children-middletown-psychiatric-facility/