Adolescent unit at Dix will close – Raleigh news and Observer State –

RALEIGH — A psychiatric residential treatment unit for adolescents at Dorothea Dix Hospital will be closed by the end of next month.

Dix’s chief executive officer, James Osberg, said in a memo to staff Wednesday that growth in the number of treatment beds for adolescents in private hospitals had made the unit at the state-run hospital unnecessary.

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