Mentally ill people are jamming Utah detention cells. Prison is not the place to help--it only makes matters worse. This catastrophe could be on the road to being solved IF Utah would take its full share of Medicaid Expansion, $747 million dollars a year.
But, they would not.
Great reporting by Daphne Chen and McKenzie Romero in the Deseret News. Read the story http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865680715/The-new-asylums-How-Utah-traps-the-mentally-ill-behind-bars.html