Announcement Date: September 9, 2016

BHECON featured in Sedalia Democrat: “It gave a little bit different perspective,” Pettis County Sheriff Kevin Bond said. “It kind of opened my eyes a little bit to a different way of viewing the people we’ve dealt with…”

Pettis-County-SheriffStepping Up Initiative names Coalition, adopts bylaws
By Faith Bemiss –
Sedalia Democrat
September 9, 2016

Pettis County Sheriff Kevin Bond said Friday that this month’s Stepping Up Initiative meeting addressed three big developments including adoption of bylaws for the Pettis County Mental Health Coalition.

The mission statement for the Coalition, a nonprofit entity, states it is “to form a collaborative effort of law enforcement, courts and correction officials, mental health professionals, health care providers, consumers and family members from Pettis County by implementing coordinated approaches to assist and better serve individuals with mental illness.”

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