$25M behavioral health center planned for Wisconsin

Wisconsin's Racine County is investing $25 million for a behavioral health services site in the city, Spectrum News 1 reported March 13.

The facility aims to address increased demand for mental health services and the opioid crisis, the report said. Racine County executive Jonathan Delagrave described the planned site as "one of the first of its kind in Wisconsin."

The building will have therapists, law enforcement and emergency personnell, advocates and community stakeholders. It will include beds for 24-hour care and serve patients regardless of their ability to pay.

The behavioral health center is expected to open in 2024.

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