Health Court Sentences The Mentally Ill To Treatment
March 2, 2010 9:25 a.m.
Lots of mentally ill people end up on the streets of San Diego. And many of them eventually end up in jail. The cycle of arrest, incarceration and release is something that advocates for the mentally ill want to stop. And now, San Diego Superior Court has begun a project aimed at diverting people from jail to treatment. It's called behavioral health court.