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Rosie Sims' demons were too loud to drown out; First, the schizophrenia patient's mind failed her - and then the system did

Dallas Morning News, Nov. 5, 2006

This is the first in a series of eight articles that focuses on state and national systems to provide appropriate, integrated care for the state’s mentally ill and how they have failed to care for and treat these vulnerable citizens.  The story centers on Rosie Sims, whose lifelong battle with schizophrenic ended when she died in the Dallas County Jail last year. As part of the series, officials with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, which oversaw medical care at the jail when Ms. Sims was there, were interviewed. Read article...




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