July 23, 2022

The Department of Justice has concluded its investigation of Maine’s behavioral health system for children and found that the State unnecessarily institutionalizes children with mental health and developmental disabilities in psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment facilities, and juvenile detention, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The press release is available here. To find out more about the ADA, visit ada.gov or call the Justice Department's toll-free ADA information line at 1-800-514-0301 or 1-800-514-0383 (TDD).

Article Credit: U.S. Department of Justice

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