mental ilness http://wlrn.org en Florida Mental Illness Programs Leave Most Patients Untreated, House Panel Hears http://wlrn.org/post/florida-mental-illness-programs-leave-most-patients-untreated-house-panel-hears <p></p><p>Florida's system for the mentally ill is an underfunded shambles that leaves most people untreated and settles for locking up many of the rest.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Officials and experts told a House committee in Tallahassee on Thursday that system funding levels, in real terms, are below what they were in the </span>1980s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and that the crisis is "deepening."</span></p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 14:30:10 +0000 Rick Stone 8321 at http://wlrn.org Florida Mental Illness Programs Leave Most Patients Untreated, House Panel Hears