Quick Read: From a Mental Hospital in Las Vegas, He’s Dispatched by Bus to Sacramento

As near as the staff at a Sacramento homeless advocacy group could tell James Brown had no reason to be in Sacramento — other than instructions and a bus ticket from Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services. He was “confused and scared,” the Bee reports. Staff at Loaves and Fishes believes it is a clear case of “patient dumping.”


James Flavy Coy Brown arrived at Loaves & Fishes carrying his walking papers from a Nevada state mental hospital and a schedule detailing his 15-hour bus ride from Las Vegas to Sacramento. “Discharge to Greyhound bus station by taxi with 3 day supply of medication,” reads the paperwork from Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services that he handed to Loaves & Fishes staffers.

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