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3 years ago Riley Hospital heralded a new mental health unit. Now it's closed.

By Indianapolis Star  
   July 18, 2019

Three years ago Riley Hospital for Children opened a psychiatric unit amid much fanfare, saying it would provide much-needed care for children and adolescents with conditions ranging from anxiety to eating disorders to bipolar disorder. But this spring, the hospital quietly shuttered the 20-bed unit, which included safe rooms especially designed for patients who might harm themselves.

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