“Murphy’s bill to overhaul mental health system stirs debate”

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This June 17, 2015 article on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website talks about the ongoing controversy surrounding Rep. Tim Murphy’s reformed, mental health reform bill.

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“Vanished mental-health archives stymie genealogists”

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This February 15, 2015 article on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website talks about the frustration face by many genealogists who try to trace the lives of family members who have been dead for may years, but spent time in a state hospital or other mental health treatment facility.

“Should Psychiatric Patients Have the Right to See Their Files?”

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This October 21, 2014 More than Borderline blog post on the Healthy Place website raises an interesting question about whether or not a psychiatric patient has the same rights to view their files as someone with a medical condition does.  The post doesn’t go in-depth, but it is something I’ve wondered about myself from time to time,  so I thought I would share the questions and concerns raised in the post I linked to.

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