Every month in Sacramento County, more than 1,600 children and adults land in a hospital emergency room because of mental health issues; those patients are generally referred to a psychiatric hospital for a two week stay and released once again, usually beginning the pattern once again. Sacramento County is hoping Turning Point, a crisis residential program that has had a successful track record, both nationally and locally will patients feel like themselves again. Lezlie Sterling The Sacramento Bee
Every month in Sacramento County, more than 1,600 children and adults land in a hospital emergency room because of mental health issues; those patients are generally referred to a psychiatric hospital for a two week stay and released once again, usually beginning the pattern once again. Sacramento County is hoping Turning Point, a crisis residential program that has had a successful track record, both nationally and locally will patients feel like themselves again. Lezlie Sterling The Sacramento Bee

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Sacramento County expands services for people in mental health crisis: ‘I just want to feel happy’

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