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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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County to Improve Psychiatric Care for People in Criminal Justice System

| 11:12 AM

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.