Letter: State should reinstate mental health care system | Asheville Citizen-Times

I am writing in support of the well-written guest commentary “State must improve mental health care” (AC-T, Sept. 12). Dr. Britt Peterson outlined the difficulty experienced in North Carolina for the past several years.

I would add this important fact: It is less costly to have an effective public mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse service system of care than it is not to have one.

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