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October 03, 2023

McLean County works to create a mental health database

McLean County has a mental health problem. Almost a decade ago, it acknowledged this fact with the Mental Health Action Plan, a roadmap for resolution.

But as recently as 2022 behavioral health is still a priority area, according to the Community Health Needs Assessments.

Funds — including tax dollars — have gone into improving resources, and various programs and expanded services have been introduced. There was theFUSE — Frequent User Systems Engagement — in 2019. Then in 2020 came the Triage Center, which recently became the Behavioral Health Urgent Care under the management of the Center for Human Services.

Read the full article from WGLT here.