Page 17 - 2018 MHT Annual Report
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 However, community behavioral health treatment and rehabilitative services can cost 66 to 86 percent less than inpatient psychiatric care, and community support services for seniors can cost 28 to 88 percent less than nursing home care.
There will always be public costs serving Trust beneficiaries — either on the front end with community supports or on the back end with expensive institutional care.
   Drugs are taking over all these villages. Parents don’t even care about their kids anymore. They just go on drugs and they forget about everything.
I think there’d have to be a drug prevention program on the island so they wouldn’t have to leave here.
— Father of Trust Beneficiaries, Hydaburg

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