“A severe shortage of supportive housing for mentally ill residents of McLean County is the target of the McLean County Board's next initiative to improve living conditions for the vulnerable population.”
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“The county of Marin has joined a national campaign to do something about the inordinately large number of mentally ill people who are being incarcerated in local jails.”
“Northampton County Council passed a resolution Thursday that seeks to reduce the number of mentally ill people in the county prison.
The resolution also authorizes the county and its workers to participate in Stepping Up, a national initiative launched in May 2015 that aims to reduce the number of mentally ill people held behind bars.”
“The Ontario County Board of Supervisors has backed several measures designed to reduce the number of inmates incarcerated at the county jail — and to lower costs related to the operation of the facility.”
“Potter County Commissioners have adopted a resolution pledging to reduce the number of incarcerated individuals suffering from mental health illnesses.”
“The Livingston County Board of Supervisors is lending its support to a national initiative aimed at reducing the number of people with mental illnesses in jails.”