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March 19, 2013
For Immediate Release
ANTONOVICH MOTION STREAMLINES SERVICES FOR COUNTY’S MENTALLY ILL HOMELESS
LOS ANGELES COUNTY – A motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich directing the Chief Executive Officer to develop recommendations for streamlining and improving the provision of County services for the mentally ill homeless was unanimously approved.
“In addition to expanding the availability of vital mental healthcare treatment through Laura’s Law, this action will improve access to other supportive service programs,” said Antonovich.
The motion directs the Chief Executive Officer to work with the Departments of Mental Health, Health Services, Public Health, and Social Services and report back to the Board in three weeks.
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