Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Overbrook Insane Asylum, New Jersey | As is often the case with insane asylums, the patient-to-staff ratio is unbalanced. Too many patients need care they aren’t getting from overworked staff. At Overbrook, conditions were so bad that several patients froze to death in their beds in the early 20th century. Some went missing and were never found. Overbrook eventually closed in the ‘70s.