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3-year, $25M city mental health program to consider public input

The city issued a press release Thursday asking for the community’s assistance in constructing a three-year plan to bolster mental health services in the city.

The plan will increase early prevention and wellness services by focusing on outreach, assessment and treatment for populations from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds and of all ages.

“Reaching out to people where they are at is critical,”  said City Councilmember Kriss Worthington. “You can’t sit around the office and wait for people to come to you. You got to go to the community.”

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