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February 12, 2020

Jan. 31, 2020 at 6:15 pm Updated Feb. 1, 2020 at 11:24 pm By Joseph O’Sullivan The Seattle Times

OLYMPIA — When her 33-year-old son leaves jail or a treatment center after a mental-health and drug-addiction crisis, Theresa Yates says, there’s nothing to keep him from winding up back on the streets.

After an episode, he’ll be taken to jail and then involuntarily detained at a hospital or treatment center, said Yates, 54, of Tacoma.

“They’ll let him back on the street Read More

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