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Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Collins: Abuse of foster children demands Legislature's help

One child swallowed a handful of nails, hoping they would pierce his intestines and he would die. Another teenager took every pill she could find in the cabinet, believing those surely would do the trick, and she would be free of her nightmares. What do these two children have in common? Both were foster children -- and both survived their attempts -- and neither of them was considered at serious risk by a mental health system that declined to treat them.

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