Senate Committee on Health and Welfare

Prescription drug access bill sees compromise

Police would be able to access the name, age and address of a patient who they believe may be diverting prescription drugs for illegal use.

Committees briefed, at length, on mental health options

The issue of how many acute care beds are needed to replace the Waterbury State Hospital remains the elephant in the mental health room for lawmakers and advocates alike, and the experts danced around that question.