Marvin Southard

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

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Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

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After five years of federal oversight because of poor treatment of patients, state hospitals in Atascadero and San Bernardino have been released.

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After five years of federal oversight because of poor treatment of patients, state hospitals in Atascadero and San Bernardino have been released.

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