Western State Hospital is shown in this file photo. Lawmakers want to ask voters to approve $500 million in state bonds to build everything from local crisis centers to evaluation-and-treatment facilities, from detox centers to transitional housing units in order to improve the state’s mental health care system.
Western State Hospital is shown in this file photo. Lawmakers want to ask voters to approve $500 million in state bonds to build everything from local crisis centers to evaluation-and-treatment facilities, from detox centers to transitional housing units in order to improve the state’s mental health care system. Ted S. Warren AP
Western State Hospital is shown in this file photo. Lawmakers want to ask voters to approve $500 million in state bonds to build everything from local crisis centers to evaluation-and-treatment facilities, from detox centers to transitional housing units in order to improve the state’s mental health care system. Ted S. Warren AP

The News Tribune: Borrow a half billion for community mental health? Let voters decide

February 24, 2018 01:32 PM