mental health court

Mental Health Court Set to Open in Tri-City Area
KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — In an effort to help people with mental health issues get treatment instead of jail time the Benton County is starting a Mental Health Court.
The Tri-City Herald reports that the court selected its first participant last week. Up ...
Yakima County’s New Mental Health Court Opening Soon
A new Mental Health Court in Yakima County could be up and running earlier than expected. Leaders approved the money to start the program in about a month. News partner KIMA Action News reports the program is similar to drug court. It will help treat inmates with mental health problems instead of se…