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County to Add Psychiatric Beds, Strengthen Behavioral Health Services

| 12:55 PM

The County Board of Supervisors today got an update on and voted to take the next step in immediate and long-term strategies to support San Diegans in psychiatric crisis and to help prevent such incidents from occurring.

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Voting for President? Make Sure Ballot has Option You Want

| 12:28 PM

The San Diego County Registrar’s office is sending nearly 1.8 million postcards to the County’s registered voters in the coming weeks to let you know that your political party registration determines which presidential primary candidates will appear on your March 3, 2020 primary election ballot.

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Opioid Use Slowing But Continues to Take San Diegans’ Lives

| 3:47 PM

Local prescription drug deaths declined in 2018. Deaths due to heroin increased. And fentanyl deaths continued to climb. This is what the County’s 2019 Prescription Drug Abuse Report Card shows regarding the opioid epidemic in the region. The annual report card was released today. The latest report shows 246 San Diegans died from prescription drugs […]