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Archive: Apr 2022

Lucas County recognized for taking action to treat mental health in jail inmates
Lucas County has received a new status for its work regarding mental health in jails. Up to 25% of the people in jail have been diagnosed with serious mental health problems, according to Gary Byers, president of the Lucas County Board of Commissioners. “It makes sense as a community to… Read More
Alachua County Named an Innovator County by the Stepping Up Initiative
Alachua County has been selected as one of Stepping Up’s growing cohort of Innovator Counties – counties that are successfully using the Stepping Up suggested three-step approach to collect and analyze timely data on the prevalence of people who have mental illnesses in jails. Alachua County will be sharing its… Read More