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New psychiatric facility to open in fiscal 2019

Vt Digger - - 9:58 am Thu Feb 1st, 2018

A new "forensic" psychiatric unit is scheduled to begin operating next fiscal year, potentially easing pressures on Vermont's oversubscribed mental health system.

Department of Mental Health Commissioner Melissa Bailey told lawmakers on Wednesday that she wants an additional $1.5 million in fiscal 2019 for initial operations at a 12-bed facility housing those who have entered the treatment system via the courts.

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