L.A. County Approves Plan To Hire Nearly 200 More Employees To Help Residents With Mental Illnesses
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has decided to hire nearly 200 new staff members to help residents with mental illnesses access mental health and medical services -- doubling the current number of such employees in the county. The new employees will form special teams that will include at least one community member who has experienced mental illness and one mental health care provider. The teams will target foster children, homeless veterans, individuals in emergency departments and inmates.
- "LA County To Hire Nearly 200 Additional Staff To Help the Mentally Ill" (Florido, "KPCC News," KPCC, 12/16/14).