DN SubscriberCottonwood Heights, UTIt is a difficult problem.
The rest of medical care is gravitating to evidence-based medicine. The Mental
Health profession has a very long way to go before they have solid science based
on treatment outcomes. In the meantime the plan is to not just stand there, do
What evidence is there that "treatment intended to restore inmates'
mental competency" actually works? Does it sustain a "feel good"
industry showing "how much people care" or is it a medically verifiable
success?I pity the mentally ill, but am skeptical that these
programs actually cure anyone.If the programs actually do work, then
I would hope that all the concerned citizens who support the programs would
become professionals in that area, instead of lawyers.
Its about time Utah was accountable to its mentally ill who are housed in jails
and prisons without proper treatment and without human dignity. Mr Jared