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Oregon State Hospital faces dilemma with judge's order to release patients early

Oregon State Hospital faces dilemma with judge’s order to release patients early

A federal judge has ordered the state psychiatric hospital to begin releasing patients because others who need treatment are spending weeks in jail waiting to enter. SALEM, Ore. — Oregon State Hospital will begin releasing a batch of patients each month on Oct. 12 because the hospital is so full people are delaying treatment while …

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