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Health information; sharing between community services bds. & jails

Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; plan for sharing inmate health information between community service boards and local regional jails.

A Bill to require the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to convene a work group to develop a plan for sharing of health information between community services boards and local regional jails


Boysko

This bill is introduce to create transparency and access to treatment across localities for those experiencing mental health concerns. There are currently around 26% of those in local regional jails who have mental health issues and 18% are taking medications for such diagnosises. Without treatment, their mental health can deteriorate. ;

Two members of the audience said their intent to suppor the bill. ;

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