NIMBY, Not In My Back Yard: Severely autistic NB youth and adults are sent out of the province to the Spurwink facility in Maine and to the Restigouche Regional Psychiatric Hospital in Campbellton on NB's northern border with Quebec far from families and communities in NB's more heavily populated south.
The UK Daily Mail has reported the story of a family whose severely autistic son who was sent 250 miles away for treatment including for severe self injurious behavior. The distance involved during his stay of more than 2 years meant 500 mile round trips to visit their son who had never met his sister:
Community? Inclusion? NIMBY, Not in My Back Yard, sums up much more honestly and accurately NBs failure to help autistic adults live with dignity, proper care and treatment near family and friends.