Rubio Wants More Crisis Beds for Mental Health

Feb 8, 2013
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In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre and calls for better access to mental-health treatment, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is cosponsoring a bill that would enable more community mental-health centers to provide crisis stabilization care, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

Source: Orlandosentinel

WASHINGTON - In response to the Newtown massacre and other recent acts of gun violence, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and several colleagues proposed a bill on Thursday to expand mental health services. The bipartisan bill would expand access to Community Mental Health Centers by modernizing existing centers and building new ones.

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