Several violent attacks on staff by mentally disordered patients at Napa State Hospital have generated calls for more security. In the wake of a death at Napa in October, state officials say they're revamping their policies and procedures. We look at the state of California's mental health facilities.
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Jennifer Turner, spokesperson for the California Department of Mental Health
Lee Romney, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times
Kathleen Thomas-Morris, registered nurse at Napa State Hospital
Coby Pizzotti, legislative and political liaison for the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association
Mary Hayashi, California assemblymember representing the 18th District
Sean Rashkis, attorney with Disability Rights California