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New efforts launched to help those with untreated mental illness

Feb 18, 2019
Modesto Behavioral Health team

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.

Read the full article on The Modesto Bee

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