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In Texas, Working to Keep People With Mental Illness Out of Jail in Texas

In this segment of Mental Health Matters, we look at efforts in Texas to keep people with mental illness out of the criminal justice system and instead provide them more affordable services more tailored to their needs.

Mental Health Matters LogoThroughout Mental Health Month in May, The Texas Tribune is partnering with Mental Health Channel and KLRU to focus on some of Texas’ biggest challenges in providing mental health care.

In this segment of Mental Health Matters, we look at efforts in Texas to keep people with mental illness out of the criminal justice system and instead provide them more affordable services more tailored to their needs.

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