Mentally Incompetent Inmates Part 2
This week on Florida Matters: By many accounts, Florida's mental health system is broken. At one point, Florida's former DCF Secretary faced jail time because of the backlog of incompetent jail inmates awaiting treatment. The Florida Supreme Court tapped a Miami judge to come up with a report on how to transform Florida's mental health system. Join us as we take another look at mentally incompetent inmates on this week's Florida Matters.
Dr. Philip Adler
Pediatrician Dr. Philip Adler came to Tampa from New England in the late 1950's. He tells Maisie Tivnan of the StoryCorps oral history project how he became an agent of change to provide equal medical care to all patients in a city divided by race.