The impact of new behavioral health facilities could be blunted by workforce shortages among local providers.
Cracking the Door
A jail diversion program for those with mental health and addiction issues receives a three-year extension from the city and county. What does it have to show so far?
Changes Coming to Jail Alternative Program
City Council increased funding for the Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center as the program shifts its treatment focus.
Walking Away From the Streets
City Council votes to fund a program aimed at giving sex workers a chance to stay out of jail and get out of the life.
Behavioral Health Center Off to Slow Start
In its first 7 months, a jail diversion program to address mental health and addiction is running at low occupancy — but shows some hopeful signs.