Nashville to build first-of-its-kind health center for mentally ill arrestees

Sheriff Daron Hall of Nashville says it’s time to find a new way to treat the inmate population so that they get the help they need.

As part of that effort, Davidson County will create a behavioral health care center. The budget for the new jail is $133 million, and the department set aside $10 million for the center. Hall believes the program has potential to save taxpayers millions of dollars.

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Nashville to build first-of-its-kind health center for mentally ill arrestees

Sheriff Daron Hall of Nashville says it’s time to find a new way to treat the inmate population so that they get the help they need.

As part of that effort, Davidson County will create a behavioral health care center. The budget for the new jail is $133 million, and the department set aside $10 million for the center. Hall believes the program has potential to save taxpayers millions of dollars.

Read the full article here. 

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