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How A 6-Year-Old Got Locked On A Psych Ward

His mother said the boy had merely thrown a tantrum. But a hospital owned by America’s largest psychiatric chain, UHS, held him for three days — and filed a court petition to keep him even longer. While in the hospital, the child suffered a bloody nose and was locked in a seclusion room in the middle of the night.

“What The Fuck Just Happened?”

Lock them in. Bill their insurer. Kick them out. How scores of employees and patients say America’s largest psychiatric chain turns patients into profits.

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