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COMMUNITY COMMENTARY: Is outpatient treatment more appropriate than jail for the severely mentally ill?

Battle lines are drawn. On one side are advocates for Laura’s Law; on the other side are activists against it. The outcome will directly affect public safety and our county’s budget. With so much at stake, why has Laura’s Law coverage been under-reported, vague and confusing? What is Laura’s Law, who does it affect, who […]