Improving Mental Health Services: Orange County Approves $3 Million for New Crisis Stabilization Units
Major Upgrade from County’s Single 10-Bed Crisis Stabilization Facility
(Santa Ana, California)— Orange County is embarking on a major upgrade of its emergency mental health services.
On Tuesday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors approved $3 million for new crisis stabilization beds that will provide 24-hour emergency services to patients experiencing a psychiatric crisis. Currently, the county has just one, 10-bed unit available for the county’s 3.1 million residents. Continue reading