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Stories with organization: Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Mentally ill languish in jails due to few beds at hospitals 
    Updated: Apr-23-16 2:47 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Hundreds of people who should be housed in state mental health facilities because they've been declared incompetent for trial are instead being held in county jails, a problem that continues to vex state officials, according to a published report.