Bridgewater State Hospital

Disability Law Center Finds Inadequate Access to Treatment, Mold Contamination, and Unlawful Restraint Practices at Bridgewater State Hospital Persist

The report marks ten years of intensive DLC advocacy to protect the rights of and improve care for individuals involuntarily held in BSH, a Department of Correction (DOC) facility. DLC repeats its urgent call for the Commonwealth to transfer oversight of the BSH population to the Department of Mental Health (DMH) and to construct a new psychiatric hospital.