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Professor Tess Sheldon co-authors opinion piece about psychiatric detention amid COVID-19 outbreak

Windsor Law Professor and Externship Director Tess Sheldon co-authored an opinion piece about psychiatric detention and the need for preventative institutionalization amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

The authors argue that moving people into the community will protect their health, free up valuable resources, and reduce overcrowding for those who remain inside institutions—all part of preventing the spread of COVID-19.