California – Orange County Staff Issues Critical Report on Laura’s Law

Posted: Monday, October 17, 2011 10:29 am – Updated: 11:59 am, Mon Oct 17, 2011. TRACY WOOD – Voice of Orange County News Agency Monday, Oct. 17, 2011 | Orange County health officials have issued a highly negative report on the possibilities of using Laura’s Law, a California statute aimed at providing treatment for severely mentally ill adults. Among other issues, the report, given to members of the Orange County Board of Supervisors Oct. 14, noted that no state money was provided when the law was enacted in 2003 and stated “it is doubtful” the county could use money from later legislation. In addition, it said local programs put into effect in the years since Laura’s Law was enacted…[For full story:  http://www.voiceofoc.org/healthy_communities/article_c9d27c80-f8e5-11e0-8b8e-001cc4c03286.html  ]

See the rest here:
California – Orange County Staff Issues Critical Report on Laura’s Law

Follow us on