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Psychiatric ‘crisis’ leaves mentally ill in jail, documents say

March 23, 2014

Mentally ill people are languishing in jail due to a severe shortage of psychiatrists and beds at Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Port Coquitlam, according to court documents obtained by the Times Colonist. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Former principal admits to Kamloops sexual assault, psychiatric evaluation ordered

December 20, 2013

A former B.C. school principal who has pleaded guilty to sexual assault will remain in custody over Christmas undergoing a psychiatric evaluation. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Video: Former Canuck player speaks out about psychiatric struggles

December 5, 2013

Well-known former Canuck Gino Odjick has checked into a Quebec psychiatric hospital after years of dealing with post-concussion syndrome globeandmail – British Columbia

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B.C. inquest jury says family should be allowed to force psychiatric probe

November 16, 2013

A coroner’s jury looking into the death of 26-year-old Angus Mitchell has released seven recommendations, including that the B.C. Health Ministry consider allowing people to force a mentally ill family member to undergo a psychiatric assessment. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Angus Mitchell’s family tried to get him psychiatric help

November 16, 2013
Angus Mitchell’s family tried to get him psychiatric help

A coroner’s jury looking into the death of Angus Mitchell has recommended that the Health Ministry consider allowing people to force a mentally ill family member to undergo a psychiatric assessment. CBC | British Columbia News

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