WCAX Reports On DMHs Ongoing Struggle To Properly Place Vermonters In Acute Mental Health Crisis

"Any given day we have a couple of people who are stuck in an emergency room," said Mary Moulton, the commissioner of the Vt. Department of Mental Health.

$ Red Flag — "Transports and assistance are not a new part of the budget formula for the state department of mental health. But with less room for patients, that portion of the budget ate an additional 33 percent last year, bringing the total to $160,000."