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DMH study finds treatment needs unmet for inmates with "serious functional impairments"

Vt Digger - - 8:49 am Mon Dec 17th, 2012

A study of inmates with "serious functional impairment" (SFI) found that at least nine people in Vermont prisons are in need of hospitalization. The independent study to determine if the needs of inmates with SFI were being met underscored a number of other unmet needs.

The project was an important "first step," advocates and the survey administrators agree, but they say it was constrained by a lack of funding and time.

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