North Carolina’s broken emergency mental health system

A while ago, my friend fell and broke her hip and knee. What happened next was exactly what should happen in crisis. She was transported to a local emergency room and immediately treated. She received appropriate care until she was transferred to a rehabilitation center. Once there, she received treatment designed to help her regain her mobility and ultimately return home. And while there was a ton of paper work, there was never any question that she would get the necessary treatment.

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