Ward F3 within the Center for Forensic Services at Western State Hospital sits empty after the Department of Social and Health Services canceled plans to open it in favor of addressing hospital staffing issues elsewhere to avert a loss of federal funding. Forensic wards house patients sent to the Lakewood psychiatric hospital by order of the criminal courts.
Ward F3 within the Center for Forensic Services at Western State Hospital sits empty after the Department of Social and Health Services canceled plans to open it in favor of addressing hospital staffing issues elsewhere to avert a loss of federal funding. Forensic wards house patients sent to the Lakewood psychiatric hospital by order of the criminal courts. Peter Haley phaley@thenewstribune.com
Ward F3 within the Center for Forensic Services at Western State Hospital sits empty after the Department of Social and Health Services canceled plans to open it in favor of addressing hospital staffing issues elsewhere to avert a loss of federal funding. Forensic wards house patients sent to the Lakewood psychiatric hospital by order of the criminal courts. Peter Haley phaley@thenewstribune.com

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