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Feature: Beds of unbalance
Pacific Sun

Not every voter in Marin was pleased with the passage of Measure F on Nov. 5, a vote which approved $394 million in bonds for Marin General Hospital to embark on a major overhaul of the facility. Especially disappointed were members of NAMI/Marin, the local branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. “We have pleaded with MGH and the county to provide at least the average number of psych beds recommended for mental health patients,” said spokesman Rick Roose, the father of a 24-year old bipolar/schizophrenic son.