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California seeks cost-effective mental health strategies to help reduce jail population

The intersection between mental health and Los Angeles County’s criminal justice system will be the focus of the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) this week as it conducts a series of meetings and panel discussions in Los Angeles. This week’s meetings are part of a series that are occurring throughout the state as part of the Commission’s comprehensive review of the issue and is expected to result in policy recommendations in 2017...

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