Cee’s Flower of the Day – August 4, 2019: Aster

My heart goes out to the people of Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas
today.

I hope we in the States can unite to end the evil that poisons our nation.

Aster is my Third entry for Cee’s FOTD challenge.

“He Had Fresh Head Injuries”: What Ohio Has Been Doing to Mentally Ill Boys

If you think that the refusal to re-open the State Hospitals and mandating treatment is about ‘protecting’ the rights of the mentally ill, you’re wrong.

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“He Had Fresh Head Injuries”: What Ohio Has Been Doing to Mentally Ill Boys

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“He Had Fresh Head Injuries”: What Ohio Has Been Doing to Mentally Ill Boys

Parents can’t keep children alone in their rooms for 1,964 hours. But Ohio allegedly does.

| Thu Apr. 3, 2014 8:49 AM EDT

 

An Ohio juvenile correctional facility placed a child, who was on suicide watch and psychiatric medication, in solitary confinement for 1,964 hours between April and September of last year, according to the Department of Justice. Referred to as “K.R.” in court documents, the boy’s longest uninterrupted stretch of solitary confinement lasted about 19 days. And his experience isn’t unique: Four juvenile correctional facilities in Ohio imposed almost 60,000 hours of solitary confinement on 229 boys…

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