We Support Measure O, Coming on Your Sonoma County Ballot in November
When they do, our entire community is impacted by the costs borne by the County for delivering crisis care which is very expensive. This applies to law enforcement, other first responders, the jail and hospital emergency departments. Frequently, it means sending an individual who requires inpatient hospitalization out-of-county due to the lack of psychiatric beds in Sonoma County. This separates them from their local support system, furthering the likelihood of repeated crises.
It is now up to the voters decide on its passage in November. No matter where you fall on this issue, it is important to learn about the state of mental health care — and funding — in Sonoma County. Check in again on our website and our Facebook page for more updates on the ballot measure as we approach the November 2020 election. Visit sos.ca.gov to check your voter status or register in advance of the election!