Tag: Mental Illness

Disability Rights Florida Negotiates Settlement Providing Comprehensive Reform to Florida’s Prison Inpatient Mental Health Care System

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

TALLAHASSEE – Disability Rights Florida, Florida’s Protection and Advocacy organization for individuals with disabilities, is announcing a settlement agreement signed with the Florida Department of Corrections…

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Disability Advocates Pursue Action Against Jacksonville Zoning Restrictions

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

An area zoning ordinance discriminates against those with mental illness, claims a federal lawsuit filed last week by Disability Rights Florida, the state’s  designated protection…

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Settlement Could Offer More Options for People with Mental Illness

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The state Department of Children and Families has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by Disability Rights Florida and move toward providing more options for…

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