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State audit urges improved treatment for people with mental illnesses

California’s half-century-old involuntary mental health treatment law isn’t broken, but much of the system meant to serve those with serious mental illness is, state auditors concluded in a much-anticipated report released Tuesday. Some critics have called for rewriting state law to make it easier to force people into involuntary treatment, particularly by expanding the state’s […]