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Johnson County one of four national launch sites for Stepping Up initiative

This week the Stepping Up Initiative, an effort aimed at reducing the number of people with mental illness in jails, launched in Johnson County, Washington D.C., Miami-Dade County Florida and Sacremento, CA. A packed room of local and national dignitaries attended the launch at the Johnson County Crisis Recovery Center in Shawnee. There are many ways for you to learn more about this initiative.

Read our news release

View the news conference

Read/view some of the local media coverage:
Kansas City Star
NBC 41