Assembly to take up proposed mental health system reforms next month

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"A legislative task force unanimously approved a sweeping batch of recommendations Wednesday to reform the state's mental health system, and the head of the Assembly said he wanted to take up some of those measures in November.

Among the proposals by the Speaker's Task Force on Mental Health are ones that would give professionals in the industry the authority to send people into emergency detentions, relieving police of bearing that responsibility alone."

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Read all the Task Force's recommendations here.