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VIDEO: County Announces Innovative Substance Abuse Program at Psychiatric Hospital

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A new program will help connect patients at the County Psychiatric Hospital with substance abuse treatment. It’s called the Accelerated Connections To Treatment Program, and details were announced today.

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The Healing Power of Recreational Therapy

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The San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital has a variety of in-house programs to assist patients in their crisis recovery process. One of the most popular and successful is Recreational Therapy. Whether patients choose painting and ceramics or volleyball and yoga, the joy they feel has real healing power.

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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.