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

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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.

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VIDEO: County, City Boost Efforts to Connect Frequent 911 Callers to Help

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Vulnerable individuals with complex medical and social difficulties who repeatedly call 911 will get help through the RAP program-the Resource Access Program. Specially-trained paramedics and mental health clinicians monitor the 911 system and provide intervention to vulnerable individuals. RAP teams – overseen by the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department – consist of community paramedics paired with […]

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County to Improve Psychiatric Care for People in Criminal Justice System

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The County Board of Supervisors today voted to direct the County, the District Attorney and the Sheriff to develop a plan to strengthen the County’s ability to help people with mental health issues and substance abuse, both of which intersect with the criminal justice system.

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It’s Time to ‘Check Your Mood’

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How are you feeling today? It seems like a casual question, but the answer could give insight into the status of your mental health. We often overlook our mental health. Getting screened for depression should be an important part of your health care regimen, much like checking your blood pressure or getting screened for heart […]