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Their kids died on the psych ward. They were far from alone, a Times investigation found.

Karlamangla S. Los Angeles Times. December 1, 2019.

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December 18, 2019
Karlamangla S. Los Angeles Times. December 1, 2019.

Patient suicide is considered a sentinel event. This feature shares an examination of approximately 100 preventable deaths in the State of California over a decade. An examination of the case records identified breakdowns in care processes such as lack of training, low staffing and human error.