By Jos A lvarez
County of San Diego Communications Office 

Board gets assessment on caring for people in psychiatric crisis


Last updated 11/13/2018 at 6:55am

At an hourslong conference on caring for people in psychiatric crisis, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors got an assessment of the current behavioral health system and actions underway to address current and potential future gaps in emergency and inpatient psychiatric resources in the region.

Behavioral health experts, elected and law enforcement officials and other stakeholders gave presentations and spoke to the board which, at the request of Chairwoman Kristin Gaspar, scheduled the conference after the recent closure of inpatient psychiatric hospital beds in North County and acro...

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