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Why a Mental Health Institute for Foster Children Became Known as “The Misery Mill”

Children who stayed at Millcreek Behavioral Health in Arkansas have come forward to say they were mistreated or neglected.

Thousands of Foster Children Were Sent Out of State to Mental Health Facilities Where Some Faced Abuse and Neglect

State officials are supposed to send foster children to out-of-state facilities only as a last resort, but in Illinois alone, it has happened dozens of times. In many cases, officials failed to adequately monitor their treatment and well-being.

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