Behavioral Health Tax

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Generating about $1,200,000 annually for a period of five years, the behavioral health tax has been put to use meeting many of the goals it was created to address. These include the creation and staffing of a Mental Health Court, the continued funding of Drug Court, providing early intervention to keep juvenile offenders from becoming career criminals, and working to assist uninsured and underinsured individuals receive mental health care. It also addresses school-based behavioral health treatment, supportive housing and substance abuse treatment.