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County Officials Highlight Early Success of Mobile Crisis Response Team Program

| 1:59 PM

County officials on Monday discussed the debut of a new County program designed to help people experiencing mental health or substance use crises by dispatching behavioral health experts to emergency calls instead of law enforcement when appropriate

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Compassion is the Prescription for Care at County Psychiatric Hospital

| 1:29 PM

The County has added more than $54 million to this year’s Behavioral Health Services budget, along with dozens of new positions and investments throughout the county. But, as a visit with the caring and compassionate staff at the County’s Psychiatric Hospital shows, treating mental illness is an extremely complex process and funding is just one of the many challenges.

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County to Make Significant Investment to Improve Access to Behavioral Health Services

| 2:03 PM

The County Board of Supervisors today voted to increase access to behavioral health services in North County with plans for additional investments across the region.