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California Law Aspires to Improve Mental Health

  • Aired: 12/26/2012
  • 10:15
  • Rating: E
In the wake of several recent shootings, politicians and commentators have called for improved mental health screening and treatment. Spencer Michels reports on a program in California called "Laura's Law," an unfunded mandate that has proven difficult to implement and has drawn concern about involuntary treatment for patients.
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