June 24, 2024 5:13 pm
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Forsyth County commissioners are split on funding mental health care residents say is badly needed

Commissioners in Forsyth County are split on whether to use federal COVID relief funds for mental health care now that the planned building costs exceed the budget by $12 million. The plan is now up in the air, to the frustration of many residents. GPB’s Ellen Eldridge has more.

Mental Health Advocates Descend on Georgia Capitol to Rally for Continued Service Improvements

When last year’s behavioral health parity bill was signed into law, Janet Norris was sitting in a Bartow County jail cell. A lot has changed for her since then. After struggling with addiction for 27 years, the Cartersville resident found recovery through mental health court.