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Federal dollars give hope to mental health advocates aiming to launch treatment programs

Lack of funds kept counties from using “assisted outpatient treatment” services in the past.

By Brett Sholtis

This mental health law passed with broad support. Why aren’t counties using it?

One county mental health administrator said the way the law was written makes it 'impossible' for counties to take advantage of it.
By Brett Sholtis