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Hundreds of mentally ill people sit in Texas jails waiting for hospital treatment

KVUE's Brad Streicher interviews Diana Claitor

"I think the waitlist is very much a threat to the health and safety of the person and to their family and loved ones and their children," Executive Director of Texas Jail Project Diana Claitor said. "It affects everyone. There needs to be more hospitals and there needs to be more funding and more local facilities too."

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Streicher, B. 02/13/2020 Hundreds of mentally ill people sit in Texas jails waiting for hospital treatmentKVUE ABC.

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