A new report suggests that the city of Chicago has not fully kept
track of some of its patients amid the closing of mental health
The study released this week by the AFSCME Council 31
public employees union and the Mental Health Movement coalition finds
that on March 1 the city counted 3,282 patients using Chicago Department
of Public Health, or CDPH, mental health services.
By July 24, following the April closing of six the city's 12 CDPH mental health clinics, the number of patients dropped to 2,798. Read more »