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If you want treatment for mental illness in Houston, your best bet may be to go to jail.
A quarter of Americans will suffer from a psychiatric disorder in a given year. Should they be able to drive?
Want treatment for mental illness in Houston? Go to jail.
One of the contributors to Texas’ slowly dropping incarceration rates is a growth in diversion programs that address problems like addiction and mental illness.
Harris County, for example, recently doubled its number of crisis intervention response teams, which include trained deputies and mental health clinicians who answer 9-1-1 calls where mental illness may be a factor.