New legislation combats mental health problems in criminal justice system

January 26, 2013 at 9:30 am in Alexandria Echo Press

This week, U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-Minnesota) and U.S. Representative Richard Nugent (R-Florida) said they will be introducing bipartisan legislation with 25 cosponsors that will make communities safer by improving access to mental health services for people in the criminal justice system who need treatment. Continue Reading