"Too many people in Montana with mental health or substance use disorders do not have access to the care they so desperately need. This lack of access to care harms both individuals and our communities because it results in too many people needlessly being pushed into homelessness or the criminal justice system.  As a first step, the state should study the current system of services for treatment of substance use and mental health disorders so that we have a good starting point for creating a healthier and more vibrant Montana. The ACLU of Montana supports HJ 9." SK Rossi, ACLU of Montana Advocacy and Policy Director

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