Friday, February 25, 2011

'As mental health cuts mount, psychiatric cases fill jails'

Brandi Grissom at the Texas Tribune/New York Times takes up a topic today which Grits has been harping on in a good article with the same title as this post.  Brandi has also posted an accompanying video on YouTube titled "Voices of the Mentally Ill."

See prior, related Grits coverage:

1 comment:

Texas Maverick said...

Spotlight on JMHCP: How Johnson County, Kansas, Used Data to Plan and Map a Systemwide Response

This is a great solution that could be modeled for all counties even though it would take grants from Gov Perry's office to implement. There are better ways if Texas will just make them a priority.