Baton Rouge scales down plans for mental health diversion program

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An image of a prisoner in jail. The city-parish is seeking to speed up its plans to privatize medical services in the parish prison. (iStockphoto)

A small-scale mental health diversion program that proponents say will reduce needless incarceration in Baton Rouge and help fight the opioid epidemic is moving forward after months of planning. Th…


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