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San Diego County announces first $5 million of $25 million in grants for mental health



Kicking off plans to invest $25 million in mental health care infrastructure in the coming years, San Diego County will announce a $5 million grant to community organizations on Monday.

“What you have is a mix of being able to get telehealth to keep you engaged, vehicles to transport people to services and help, as well as increased actual beds for people who need those beds,” said Nathan Fletcher, chairman of the Board of Supervisors.

The announcement is part of a broader county effort to improve mental health services, a priority Fletcher underscored in his State of the County address earlier this year.  READ MORE