Tuesday, September 8, 2015

“Unfortunately, in most cases the number one mental health facility in the state of Tennessee is the county jail.” - Sheriff Tim Fuller, Franklin Co.

“That’s one of the disagreements I have with the state of affairs with our mental health system in the state of Tennessee,” he said. “Instead of looking at trying to enhance what we’re doing in the mental health system, for years we’ve had a history of cutting mental health, cutting the availability of services.

Read the entire article here:  
http://www.heraldchronicle.com/sheriff-mental-illness-prevalent-at-jail/


http://www.fcsheriff.org/

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