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Too Often, Mental Illness Treated in Wrong Place: Hospital

The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

At his site Our Health Policy Matters, consultant Paul Gionfriddo writes that one of the leading causes for hospitalization is mood disorders, often because those people have nowhere else to go for treatment. 

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