End state law that criminalizes mental health patients

Washington is in a real mental-health crisis now, with the state scrambling to open hundreds of psychiatric hospital beds after a state Supreme Court ruling in August. That is a welcome shift, because in the absence of those resources, prisons and jails are the de facto psychiatric 

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