Advocates launch | Citizen | Independent Weekly

It’s going on four years since our Indy cover story, “Imagine Dix,” about the potential for a Raleigh Central Park on what remains of the Dorothea Dix Hospital campus — about 306 acres of land. I see, within that story, the subhead, “Decision in ’07?” No, there was no decision in ’07, or ’08, or ’09, and there won’t be one in ’10 either, because Dorothea Dix Hospital is not yet closed and won’t be — shouldn’t be — as long as the state’s mental health programs remain screwed up to the max.

Story continues here ➤