Investments aimed at strengthening state’s behavioral health care system hailed

STATE OFFICIALS are hailing more than $45 million in allocations aimed at strengthening the state's behavioral health care system, which includes $8 million to build a 25-bed short stay unit at Butler Hospital to provide behavioral health care services and crisis intervention. / COURTESY BUTLER HOSPITAL
PROVIDENCE – State leaders and behavioral health advocates Thursday hailed more than $45 million worth of allocations in the 2023 state budget that they say are aimed at strengthening Rhode Island's behavioral health care system. The allocations, which are part of the $13.6 billion budget approved in June, include: $30 million to begin the transition…

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