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    The Road to an Effective RTC Program

    By Wendelyn Pekich, Wexford Health Sources, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This article appeared in Corrections Forum magazine, September/October 2013, pp. 38-40. It is featured here with the permission of the publisher. Jails carry an obligation to help mentally ill detainees regain their legal competency to stand trial. In larger cities and counties, providing the necessary care can be manageable, but the challenges are much greater in rural areas of the country. This article describes how officials...
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