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12 August 2007

Daily News-Miner (Fairbanks)

Recently, concerns have been expressed about mental health policies in Alaska. Citizen advocate Valerie Dewey wrote that our mental health system in Alaska is broken, and that elected officials are naïve and uncaring when it comes to the subject of mental illness and its treatment. Furthermore, mental illness was again in the press, when in the wake of the Virginia Tech shootings, it was proposed by Rep. Les Gara that Alaska start a list of mentally ill people who the... (

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