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Mental Health Violence and Quality Control

  Broadcast in Self Help

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Tonight Sam and Lynda investigate the mystery of why the media refuses to cover breakdowns in quality control processes in a number of instances of high profile mental health related violence, homicides, suicides, and deaths by negligence.

A common thread connects the the nightmare deaths of Steven Sabock, Elizabeth Watts, and 33 persons on the Campus of Virginia Tech, as well as dozens of other mental illness related tragedies -- INSTITUTIONAL FAILURE OF QUALITY CONTROL.

Whey the media will not investigate the breakdown in these lifesaving management techniques remains a mystery.

References:

Patient appears neglected in hours before his death

Hospital worker admits falsifying record minutes before patient was found hanged

Mass Shootings at Virginia Tech Report of the Review Panel

 

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homocide
suicide
mental health
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