Feb 20, 2008

Behavioral Health Court on KQED

On Tuesday's KQED "California Report," there was a great feature on BHC. Click here for their website, or listen below:

Tue, February 19, 2008 -- Morning
The California Report
Host: Rachael Myrow

Health Courts
California's jam-packed prisons and high rates of recidivism grab a lot of attention. A lesser-known statistic is the high rate of serious mental illness among inmates. Some experts say it's four times higher among California inmates than the average population. Now, a San Francisco program that offers an alternative to locking up mentally ill offenders is becoming an example for other counties.
• Kelly Wilkinson

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