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State Director Tours Troubled Local Youth Behavioral Facility

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Director Lori Criss has toured a youth behavioral facility in Columbus after reports of alleged violence and sexual abuse against children and staff. 

Criss describes Sequel Pomegranate's environment as clean and safe. The tour was ordered by Governor Mike DeWine amid cases of alleged youth violence, staff-on-teen violence and teen-on-staff violence documented by Franklin County and state officials.

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