Collaborative Begins Planning For City-Wide Mental Health Facility

On Thursday, mental health professionals, county officials and law enforcement officers started planning to create a centralized facility meant to keep people with mental illness out of jail.The Jacksonville Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health …

On Thursday, mental health professionals, county officials and law enforcement officers started planning to create a centralized facility meant to keep people with mental illness out of jail.

The Jacksonville Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health Collaborative began its meeting by watching a New York Times documentary about Nneka Jones Tapia, the warden of the Cook County Jail in Chicago.