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Editorial: Making 'best efforts' in serious mental illness

Wednesday, on the third anniversary of the tragic shooting in Tucson that killed six people and seriously wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the Arizona Department of Health Services announced a settlement in the 1981 case of Arnold v. Sarn.The settlement's purpose is to make Arizona meet its legal obligations in providing services to the seriously mentally ill who don't qualify for institutionalization.


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