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Marcus Alert Overview 2023

Alexandria Robinson-Jones, Marcus Alert Program Coordinator with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, and Dallas Leamon, Marcus Alert Coordinator for the Department of

Enter the VACo 2023 Achievement Awards

Dear VACo Members –   It’s time for the 2023 Achievement Awards Program. Any county department is eligible to compete so ENTER NOW! Achievement Awards Submission

Update on Behavioral Health Legislation

As reported earlier in the session, several bills are under consideration to address aspects of the temporary detention process in an effort to relieve pressure

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