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Health Officials Ban New Admissions to Arbour-HRI

November 28, 2013


From the Boston Globe, by Chelsea Conaboy: New curb on Brookline mental health hospital State finds risk at facility, bars admissions State regulators have prohibited a Brookline psychiatric hospital from admitting any patients, citing deteriorating conditions and an immediate risk to patient safety. Health officials took the unusual action Thursday against Arbour-HRI, part of a […]

Watchdog Blogs

February 8, 2012


Couple of terrific blogs… Civil Rights in Psychiatric Hospitals Working to end to the demeaning, disempowering, and illegal violation of human rights at inpatient psych facilities. Justice in JP Monitoring civil rights violations at Arbour Hospital in Jamaica Plain (JP), Boston, a Universal Health Services psychiatric facility.

ARBOUR HEALTH SYSTEMS (AHS) – Universal’s Massachusetts Affiliate

January 13, 2012


• Largest ‘behavioral health-only’ chain in Mass., known for rights abuses on a large scale. “Our staff views every patient as a fellow human being in crisis, who is entitled to empathy, dignity, respect, and the level of clinical excellence that each of us would want for ourselves and our loved ones.”  – Arbour Health […]