Cook County To Expand Mental Health Treatment, Open Triage CenterCook County has announced a plan to expand its mental health services, including a new triage center to ease crowding at Cook County Jail, and hoping to fill a void in behavioral health treatment after years of budget cuts and closures.
Dart: Jail Population Will Increase If Rauner Cuts Mental Health TreatmentCook County Sheriff Tom Dart has criticized Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget cuts, saying the governor’s fiscal plan will end up costing the state a lot more money in the long run, and needlessly send more people to jail.
Woman Arrested 396 Times Sentenced To Mental Health And Substance Abuse TreatmentAn Uptown woman who has been arrested 396 times meekly offered her gratitude and apologies to a Cook County judge Monday as she took a plea deal that will send her to a mental health and substance abuse treatment program.

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