L.A. County Adopts Laura’s Law Mental Health Program
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt Laura's Law, which will allow involuntary treatment of individuals with severe mental illnesses. Los Angeles is the fifth county in the state to fully approve the measure, and the fourth California county to do so this year.
- "Los Angeles County Supervisors Vote To Implement Laura's Law" (Sewell, "L.A. Now," Los Angeles Times, 7/15).
- "Los Angeles County Approves Involuntary Mental-Health Care" (Phillips, Wall Street Journal, 7/15).