LEXINGTON, Ky. (ABC 36) – Fayette County says its Psychological Well being Court docket has been so profitable in its two years…that different counties are utilizing it as a mannequin.
This system works to arrange remedy for mentally ailing individuals who may very well be liable to hurting others.
The court docket says 33% of individuals first getting into this system had been homeless, however after 12 months, 96% of them now have someplace to remain.
And 83% have been arrested earlier than, however, after a yr in this system, 74% had been arrest free.
Now, two different components of Kentucky need their very own model.
“I’ve all the time dreamed about a way that this court docket may serve extra than simply our contributors however serve by serving to people replicate a mannequin that has confirmed to be among the best in your complete nation” mentioned Phill Gunning, Govt Director of NAMI, Nationwide Alliance on Psychological Sickness.
The court docket requested the Lexington Fayette City County Authorities Tuesday for $200,000 to proceed its work subsequent yr.