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IDEAS IN ACTION—It is well past time to modernize Florida’s Baker & Marchman Acts

One year ago, Johnny Lee Akins of Crestview, Florida sought treatment for severe mental health issues at a hospital with a psychiatric receiving facility, and despite his wife’s desperate pleas, the facility released him because he apparently did not meet commitment criteria.

 

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