New authorities abandon modern management of country’s main mental health care center

Investigative journalist Nuria Piera aired in her Saturday, 11 June report the sad story of the most important mental health institution in the country, the old time “28” that had been turned around and converted into a modern mental health rehab center during the Medina administration. The conversion was carried out by a group of Dominican women that backed psychiatrists and other physicians to find the fund and modern systems to turn around the center and provide modern mental health care for the needed.

Now, Piera denounces that the accomplishments were abandoned and the center once again has become a “crazy people warehouse.”

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14 June 2022