TNT: Pierce County budget beefs up behavioral health services

"Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier will get his mental-health vans after all — at least one of them.

A four-month debate over local behavioral health funding ended Tuesday with a unanimous vote from the County Council, locking in a supplemental budget that includes about $3 million for services related to behavioral health and homeless programs.

The 6-0 vote represented a legislative victory for council Chairman Doug Richardson, who wrangled support from the council’s conservative and liberal wings."

Continue reading more of Sean Robinson's story at The News Tribune.

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