Stepping Up News

County Sets Goals, Plan to Reduce Mental Illness in Jail
Date: 11/3/2020 10:33:16 AM
We have officially set tangible targets, and will measure our progress to ensure that we achieve results.
Health Agency Launches New Justice Services Division
Date: 2/20/2020 12:30:46 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo’s Behavioral Health Department's new Division will provide diversion and treatment programs to those in the criminal justice system.
County Named “Innovator County” for Stepping Up
Date: 7/24/2019 8:36:49 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo was recently named a 'Stepping Up Innovator County' for meeting three key criteria suggested by the Stepping Up Initiative.
Behavioral Health Department Introduces New Grant Program with Law Enforcement Team
Date: 5/15/2019 2:45:17 PM
The Behavioral Health Department has been awarded a grant to help keep people with mental illness and/or substance use disorders out of the criminal justice system. Behavioral Health has partnered with the County’s Sheriff’s Office to launch the Behavioral Health Community Action Team program. A kick-off event was held Wednesday, May 15 at El Chorro Regional Park in San Luis Obispo.
County Sets Next Year's Budget Priorities
Date: 11/19/2018 11:05:22 AM
The County has established a list of short-term and long-term budget priorities.
Partnership Provides Mental Health Support To Police Team
Date: 11/15/2018 5:31:14 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Behavioral Health Department announces the launch of a partnership program with Transitions Mental Health Association (TMHA) to provide mental health support to the San Luis Obispo Police Department’s (SLOPD) Community Action Team.

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