PA bans prone restraints in youth facilities

    The State of Pennsylvania is banning use of prone restraints in youth treatment facilities . This type of hold, in which a person is subdued face down, has been blamed for the deaths of 70 children across the country since 1993. From WHYY’s Behavioral Health Desk, Maiken Scott reports.

    The State of Pennsylvania is banning use of prone restraints in youth treatment facilities . This type of hold, in which a person is subdued face down, has been blamed for the deaths of 70 children across the country since 1993. From WHYY’s Behavioral Health Desk, Maiken Scott reports.

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