Andrew Butler May Be Heading Home To Hollis Soon

CONCORD – The young Hollis man whose story spurred opposition to holding mentally ill patients who haven’t committed a crime at the Secure Psychiatric Unit at the men’s prison has been transferred back to the state’s psychiatric hospital.

A state of contradictions, especially if you are mentally ill

In New Hampshire, rights matter more for some than for others when caring for the mentally ill, especially compared to a state like Colorado where lawmakers are spending millions to make sure mentally ill people who haven’t committed a crime are not locked up in jails, even for very brief holds.