New efforts launched to help those with untreated mental illnessFeb 18, 2019
A pair of programs are targeting the need for mental health treatment in Stanislaus County.
Modesto-area residents have struggled with access to treatment. And untreated mental illness is a prominent issue with its ties to homelessness.
A “partial hospitalization” program has opened at Doctors Behavioral Health Center on Claus Road. The center launched a short-term outpatient therapy program for patients whose psychiatric illness is affecting their ability to function but they’re not sick enough to require hospitalization.