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    Mental health services fail

    Leicestershire NHS Trust sorry for 'Satan' driver's care

    BBC News - Leicestershire NHS Trust sorry for 'Satan' driver's care

    Leicestershire NHS Trust has apologised for its care of a mentally-ill woman who ran over and killed a mother and daughter in her car.
    Gemma Montanaro, 41, said she thought Satan was driving when she lost control in Saffron Lane, Leicester, in 2007.
    The previous evening she had been assessed in hospital by mental health teams and allowed to return home.
    An independent report published on Wednesday found there had been a "lapse in safe standards of care".
    I don't know what mental health care is like in the US or elsewhere in the world but this is typical in the UK they hardly ever detain people who are obviously a danger to themselves or others.
    "all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing" Edmund Burke.
    "the world is a dangerous place place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who do not do anything about it" Albert Einstein

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    Sounds about right. Bring someone in that is going nuts and they let them go in a couple hours. Then they go off again
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    Most definitely a revolving door here. Even if they are held involuntarily, that will only last a few days unless it becomes voluntary.
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

    That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.

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    Same here.
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    It's as bad here , Dave.
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    "It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
    -Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"

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