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245.61 COUNTY BOARDS; GRANTS FOR LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS.
County boards are hereby authorized to make grants to public or private agencies to establish
and operate local mental health programs to provide the following services: (a) collaborative and
cooperative services with public health and other groups for programs of prevention of mental
illness, developmental disability, alcoholism, and other psychiatric disabilities; (b) informational
and educational services to the general public, and lay and professional groups; (c) consultative
services to schools, courts and health and welfare agencies, both public and private, including
diagnostic evaluation of cases from juvenile courts; (d) outpatient diagnostic and treatment
services; (e) rehabilitative services for patients suffering from mental or emotional disorders,
developmental disability, alcoholism, and other psychiatric conditions particularly those who
have received prior treatment in an inpatient facility; (f) detoxification in alcoholism evaluation
and service facilities.
History: 1957 c 392 s 1; 1969 c 1043 s 7; 1973 c 123 art 5 s 7; 1976 c 163 s 43; 1979
c 324 s 13; 2005 c 56 s 1