Forum Onslow focuses on mental healthcare – ENCToday

Healthcare providers in Onslow County urged residents to seek appropriate outlets for mental health treatment at a Wednesday morning forum in Jacksonville.

Hosted by the Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce at City Hall, the forum zeroed in on just one issue: the tendency of those suffering a mental health crisis to apply to a hospital emergency department for care, rather than going to a facility equipped to assist them appropriately.

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