The Dallas Morning News investigates whether regulators are “too easy” on the troubled Timberlawn Mental Health System.

The Dallas Morning News’ Miles Moffeit takes a sobering look at whether healthcare regulations are strong enough to protect patients and staff at Timberlawn Mental Health System—a UHS-operated behavioral health facility in Dallas, TX, with a “lengthy history of regulatory trouble.”   The article notes: “Two months after a violent patient killed a doctor at Timberlawn  — and nine months after Texas officials moved to close the hospital over unsafe conditions — the facility remains open.… Read More

KENNEDY CALLS FOR ACTION

Congressman Joe Kennedy III just took a strong stand for everyone fighting to improve mental health care in America. This week, Kennedy called for “swift action” in the federal investigation of potentially illegal clinical practices at Universal Health Services (UHS), the biggest behavioral health provider in America.… Read More