County Department Receives $2.6 Million Grant

The Department of Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Services (ADMHS) recently received a $2.6 million state grant, which it will put toward a crisis stabilization unit to divert mentally ill individuals from emergency rooms, a crisis residential facility where patients could spend up to 30 days, and a mobile crisis team based in Lompoc. That award comes on the heels of an $8.3 million state grant that the department is using to establish triage teams throughout the county.

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