County Behavioral Health Mobile Crisis Teams to expand with state grant funding

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Valley News - Health
RIVERSIDE COUNTY – Vital state grant funds were awarded to improve the Riverside University Health System-Behavioral Health mental health crisis stabilization services. The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved receiving $7 million in Crisis Care Mobile Unit grant funds from the California Department of Health Care Services.Mobile Crisis Management Teams provide mobile crisis response and wrap-around support to serve individuals with ongoing behavioral health care, including mental health and substance use treatment.The grant funds will allow the expansion of the MCMT teams to partner with the cities of Blythe, Corona, Hemet, Indio, Moreno Valley, Temecula, Banning, Menifee and Riverside. In addition, some cities will receive two teams to assist with coverage to surround
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